Polio: JNI Enlighten Muslims

06 Mar 2013

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Polio Victims

By John Shiklam

The Jama'atu Nasril Islam Wednesday rose from it annual general meeting, which held in Kaduna, with a resolution to continue to partner with relevant stakeholders in the campaign towards the eradication of polio.

The meeting noted that the polio issue has continued to remain controversial and misunderstood, especially in Northern Nigeria, stressing that efforts would be made to educate the people as well as engage in meaningful dialogue to resolve the controversies surrounding the issue.

In a communique issued at the end of the meeting, the JNI also lamented the menace of street begging, saying it was an eyesore that has continued to dent the image of the Muslim Ummah in Nigeria.

The communique which was signed by the secretary general of JNI, Dr. Khalid Abubakar Aliyu also alleged that Muslims were still being denied their constitutional rights to practice their religion unhindered and were being persecuted in some parts of the country.

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