In an effort to ensure societal reorientation and promote religious tolerance, the Bauchi State government has expressed its readiness to give financial support to all religious organizations in the state.
This was disclosed by the State Governor, Sen Bala Mohammed Abdulkadir while speaking at the Qur’anic graduation ceremony of the Sheikh Dahiru Usman Bauchi Foundation held at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Stadium, Bauchi on Saturday.
The Governor said that the support would be given to all the Islamic groups regardless of their differences to ensure peaceful coexistence in the society.
According to him, Islamic schools across the state would be considered in the award of renovation and construction and appealed to the foundation not to relent in offering prayers for the unity of the country.
Bala Mohammed also acknowledged what he described as positive contributions of Sheikh Dahiru Usman Bauchi towards the propagation of Islam not only in the state, the country but across Africa.
Earlier, the Chairman of Foundation, Sheikh Dahiru Usman Bauchi challenged the graduands to make good use of the knowledge acquired for the propagation of Islam.