Participating in politics now an act of worship – Masari
The Katsina state Governor, Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari has emphasized the need for good people to join politics to correct the ills of the past.
Alhaji Aminu Masari was speaking during the closing session of a two- day international preaching organized by Jama’atul izalatil Bid’ah wa Iqamatis sunnah – JIBWIS held at Muhammad Dikko stadium, Katsina.
The Governor observed that to participate in politics now is an act of worship, adding that if all fold their hands, the bad people would be fully represented at the expense of good people.
Alhaji Aminu Masari explained that since APC comes into power, it had been trying to correct the misdeeds of 16 years of the past.
He therefore opined that this is the right time for Muslim faithfuls to join politics with the aim of contributing to fight against social ills in the society.
The Governor charged ulama to play a great role in educating followers as people look upon them for truth to be told while accusing politicians of fabrication of falsehood.
He therefore said ulama have a role to preach against drug abuse ,which he said had reached its peak in the society.
The trend, he said had made women to be taking dangerous substances, which could also be transmitted to children being born by mothers.
He advised all and sundry to join the vanguard in the fight against drug abuse, stressing that if your child is not involved, the child of your neighbor affected by drugs could be involved in planning for your execution. Governor Aminu Masari also spoke extensively on the importance of education in the society.
He also spoke at length on the dangers of misuse of social media in the state. Highlight of the closing session was preachings done by the national chairman of JIBWIS, Sheikh Abdullahi Bala Lau and Kano state chairman of JIBWIS,Sheikh Abdullahi Pakistan.