Islamic clerics blame economic woes on poor leadership

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Islamic clerics in Benin on Monday blamed the current economic and security challenges bedevilling the country on poor leadership and failure of societal values over the years.

The clerics stated the position at a public lecture titled “Restoring our Positive National Value”, organised by the Edo State chapter of The Muslims Congress (TMC).

Speaking on the topic “Engendering Morality and Sanctity of Life: The Islamic Model”, the Chief Imam of Ugheli Central Mosque, Delta State, Usman Muhammed Aboki, said, “Islam teaches us including leaders to maintain justice, honesty, truthful and fairness but our leaders have failed to imbibe these teaching hence the current…



Source: Nigerian Tribune