- The Holy Quran translated into the Igbo language will be presented this week at the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja
- The backers of the initiative say Your mission is to distribute it to the residents of the south-eastern region of Nigeria. strong>
FCT, Abuja – A group of Muslims from the south-eastern region of the country will on Friday July 1, giving the go-ahead The Holy Quran was translated into the Igbo language.
Representatives of the group under the aegis of the Igbo Muslims Da’wah Group led by Mallam Muhammed Muritala Chukwuemeka gave this was announced to the Daily Trust newspaper on Tuesday June 28.
Mallam Chukwuemeka said he and his team had decided to convey Allah’s message to his Igbo people through the translated Quran brothers.
< p Klasse="a lign-left">Chukwuemeka, who hails from the Imo State, described Islam as a religion of peace that forbids the killing of fellow human beings.
< p class="align-left">He revealed that it took him five good years to complete the translation.
” It has no less than five years It took me years to finish the translation. We call on wealthy Nigerians to help mass produce the holy book. We have currently printed 500 copies and 100 copies have already been sent to the Southeast.”
2023: Nigeria is not ready for a Muslim-Muslim ticket
Meanwhile, Senator Peter Nwaoboshi, the chair of the Senate Committee on Niger Delta Affairs, has stated that Nigeria is not yet ready for a Muslim-Muslim ticket ahead of the 2023 presidential election.
In a Speaking to Vanguard newspaper on the matter, the head of the All Progressives Congress said:
“I do not support a Muslim-Muslim ticket. That’s the truth. Nigeria is not ready for this.”
2023: APC stakeholders reject Muslim-Muslim ticket
In a similar development, the APC stakeholder Forum dismissed the party’s alleged plan to unify for a Muslim-Muslim ticket ahead of the 2023 general election.
The Forum called on the party’s presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to It is in the national interest not to listen to advocates of a Muslim-Muslim ticket for party unity.
The forum, which includes several party leaders, youth leaders and other interest groups, said Nigeria is currently deeply divided within ethnic and religious fault lines and cannot afford to jettison those sensibilities to critical decision-making.
2023: Pastor says rumors of Muslim-Muslim ticket are aimed at denting Tinubu
For his part, the leader of the Young Professionals of Nigeria, Pastor John Desmond, has warned these peddling Muslim-Muslim rumors in the APC to stop henceforth.
He said the speculation is aimed at damaging Tinubu’s image and marking him as a religious fanatic.
Desmond said in a statement Sunday, March 12, June that Tinubu is smart enough to make the best choice of competitor that will bring victory when the time comes.