FG TO ADJUST MEMBERSHIP OF NATIONAL CONFERENCE

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Reacting to alleged marginalisation of Muslims at the ongoing National Conference, the Vice President, Namadi Sambo has disclosed that the membership of the national conference would be reviewed. This is coming on the heels of a complaint lodged by an Islamic delegation led by the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar. The Muslim representatives had pointed out the imbalance between Muslims and Christians in the 492-member conference. 

I want to confirm that Mr. President has directed that positive action be taken on the matter,” Sambo said at the 50th anniversary lecture of the Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI), a body led by the Sultan. Sambo also said “Mr President has also accepted my recommendation to appoint a special adviser on Islamic affairs and we are making efforts to address the issue of grazing range and grazing reserves. Special Adviser on Islamic affairs, really? That is the solution?

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