The Bauchi State authorities has suspended an Islamic preacher, Malam Abubakar Idris from additional preaching and main congregational prayers in any a part of the State for what it termed “curiosity of peace”.
Malam Idris’s suspension was conveyed in a letter addressed to the Azare, Katagum Native Authorities Space-based cleric, signed by the state Commissioner for Spiritual Affairs, Neighborhood Relations and Social Welfare, Alhaji Ahmad Aliyu Jalam.
The letter, with reference quantity: MORAG&CR/S/OFF/04/11/26, dated twenty seventh April, 2021, is titled, “Violation of the ethics of preaching and sermons within the state”.
Jalam said that report on the authorities’s disposal revealed that Idris was castigating the companions of Propjet Mohammed in his preaching.
This, the commissioner said, was a transparent violation of the conduct and ethics of preaching, which he famous was able to inflicting rigidity and violation of regulation and order within the state.
“The eye of the Bauchi State Authorities has been drawn to the style of your preaching and sermons. The report revealed that you’re castigating the companions of our noble Prophet Muhammad (SAW) whereas conducting your preaching.
“This angle is a transparent violation of the conduct and ethics of preaching, that’s able to elevating individuals’s rigidity and positively results in the violation of regulation and order which the Authorities could not tolerate,” Jalam said within the letter.
He added that Malam Idris is suspended from preaching and main congregational prayers in any a part of the state, advising the cleric to abide by authorities’s instruction in “your individual curiosity”.
“Consequently, you might be suspended from conducting preaching and main congregational prayers in any a part of the State within the curiosity of peace.
“You’re suggested to abide by this instruction in your individual curiosity because the safety companies will guarantee strict compliance,” he stated.