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Chief Imam resigns in Zamfara





A renowned Islamic Scholar and Chief Imam of Muslim Foundation Jumaat Mosque, GRA Gusau, Zamfara State, Dr Tukur Sani Jangebe has voluntarily resigned his position. This is contained in a letter sent to the mosque’s management committee signed the Chief Imam and made available to newsmen in Gusau, the state capital.

Dr Jangebe said his decision was to ensure peace and security of the mosque and its community prevail.

He also assured his continue support and contribution in the development and success of the mosque and Islamic religion in the state and the country at large.

In an interview with the former Chief Imam said that, his resignation was connected to a video clip in which he was seen praying for his predecessor Governor Bello Matawale which he did similar prayers to the present Governor Dauda Lawal when he was campaigning for the position.

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He said the video clip had gone viral on social media platforms and had generated mixed reactions and tention among political elites and religious communities in the state.

Sheik Jangebe is a renown Islamic scholar based in Zamfara State who served as commissioner for religious affairs for three terms in the state and also contribute positively towards propagating of Islam in Nigeria.

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