Sheikh Ibrahim Khalil
The State Chairman of Council of Ullamas, Sheikh Ibrahim Khalil has been impeached over alleged controversial preachings, lack of equity amongst others.
Addressing newsmen on Monday in Kano, a coalition of the assorted Muslim sects in Kano that embody Izala, Tijjaniyya and Kadiriyya, lead by Ustaz Saifullah Adam Assudani stated that the chairman of the State Council of Ulama was impeached for being political in working the affairs of the council.
The coalition additionally introduced the appointment of Professor Saleh Pakistan, who can be the chairman of Kano Pilgrims Welfare Fee, as the brand new chairman of the council.
A few of the causes they gave for impeaching the chief, amongst others, embody, “turning the council right into a political platform by partaking in faceoff with each authorities that comes into energy that embody former governors Malam Ibrahim Shekarau, Rabiu Kwankwaso and of latest, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje.
His causes in all of the circumstances have been that they disallowed him to contest political places of work in his place as a cleric, a state of affairs that has led to the council not benefiting from the federal government and the federal government loosing the aged advises of the council.
“Lack of equity to all of the non secular teams within the state who do not need any stake within the council, that embody Tijjaniyya, Qadiriyya, Izala and different clerics from non secular sects not talked about right here.
“Members are complaining of being kept aside without knowledgeable of what is happening in the council.”
Responding to the announcement, an Islamic cleric from the Tijjaniyya sect in Kiru Native Authorities, Sheikh Sulaiman Bello Kiru, condemned the elimination of the Council’s chief, saying it was unfair and had political causes.
“We are not part of this decision and it looks more political. We were only called upon to come and attend the press conference from where we heard the announcement that Sheikh Khalil has been impeached.
“We were not consulted and are not aware of anything. The body has no constitution, no tenure for the leadership and is being politicised,” he acknowledged.
When contacted Sheik Ibrahim Khalil described the motion as a baby’s play which he doesn’t need to delve into.