The chairman council of imams of Jumu’at in Kano and the chief imam of sheikh Ahmadu tijjani Jumu’at mosque Kofar Mata Kano sheik Mohammad Nasir has describe adequate sensitization of imams and ulamas as the only way the message of the importance of child birth spacing to the health of the mother and the baby would be pass on to the general populace.
Sheikh Mohammad Nasir state this when he lead members of the Kano child spacing interfaith Forum commitee in collaboration with the Cchallenge Iinitiative TCI who paid him an advocacy visit at his mosque in Kano.
Imam Mohammad Nasir said Islam did not support giving to a number of children a person can not cater for,because every individual would be asked on how he cater for those who are under his supervision.
“You have a great job to do, because if the ulama did not understand your mission ,you will be misperceived and be regarded as agents of some groups who wants to reduce the population of the world.hence there is the need for the forum to redouble efforts”
The Imam who quoted verses from the Holy Quran and the Hadith said a child is a gift from almighty Allah ,which he gives to any person HE so wish, saying unfortunately many people in the society do not understand the honour of the Gift.
Sheikh Mohammad Nasir advice the interfaith Forum commitee to as a matter of fact organised a forum at which ulama’s and imams would be fully enlightened on the importance of child birth spacing to the health of both the mother and the child,so that they can pass the message accross .
Speaking Earlier TCI Represantative in Kano Dr Musa Abdullahi Sufi said the purpose of the visit was to briefed the chairman on the activities of the interfaith Forum in Kano state.
The interfaith commitee who decorated the Imam as the champion of child birth spacing in Kano state, said they needed the support of ulama’s and imams in passing the message to the latter ,so that the society would benefits from the advantages of embracing child birth spacing.
In his remark the Interfaith Chairman Sheik Hafiz Sani Abdullahi appreciated they Chairman and assured him interfaith countinous efforts to enlighten and advocating to the general public and government for quality access of Child Birth spacing information and services. He further trumpeted the request by the Chairman for the training of Jumaa imams for increased awareness and advocacy at the grassroots.
Meanwhile, the SPC Dr Musa Sufi, also integrated the COVID-19 sesnaituzatik and highlighted that Kano is undergoing community spread of the diseases, thus the need for ulamas to continue engaging the pubic to respect the prevention protocols to curve the spread of the menace.