This Day (Lagos)

8 December 2012

Nigeria: Tambuwal - Islam Facing Great Challenge

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has said the religion of Islam is facing great challenges brought about by lack of clear understanding of its tenets by a seeming vocal minority in its fold.

According to him, religious leaders and traditional rulers must double their efforts to bring the real Islam into mainstream consciousness in order to clear misgivings about the activities of some it's youths.

Speaking during the national prayer session organized by the Tijjaniyya brotherhood at the Emir's Palace in Kano at the weekend, Tambuwal said despite security and other negative challenges confronting the nation, hope of a bright future has not been lost.

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