JUST IN: Ganduje fixes date for debate between Abduljabbar Kabara, other Islamic clerics

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje

Kano State Government has scheduled a debate between Sheikh Abduljabbar Nasiru Kabara and other Islamic Clerics for March,7th.

The State Commissioner for Information, Malam Mohammed Garba confirmed this in an interview with the BBC Hausa Serice, on Sunday.

Solacebase reports that the state governor, Dr Abdullahi Ganduje decided to organise a debate between the cleric, Abduljabbar Kabara and some religious leaders from all Islamic sects on February 7th, after barring the cleric from preaching over allegation of igniting crises and tampering with the peaceful coexistence of the state.

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Ganduje acceded to the plea of the cleric for a debate, after the ban, so as to be accorded a fair hearing.

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Also, Commissioner for Religious Affairs, Dr Muhammad Tahir confirmed the development.

The state government said the debate would hold at the Emir of Kano’s palace and would be moderated by the Emir, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero.

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