CHIEF’S AND IMAMS MUST COLLABORATE TO BRING PEACE IN ZONGOS – COUNCIL OF ZONGO CHIEF’S PRESIDENT ADVISES.

CHIEF’S AND IMAMS MUST COLLABORATE TO BRING PEACE IN ZONGOS – COUNCIL OF ZONGO CHIEF’S PRESIDENT ADVISES.

CHIEF’S AND IMAMS MUST COLLABORATE TO BRING PEACE IN ZONGOS – COUNCIL OF ZONGO CHIEF’S PRESIDENT ADVISES.

 

The National Vice President of National Council Of Zongo Chief’s, Alhaji Abubakar Umar has advised Imams and Zongo Chiefs to ensure collaboration towards peace and development in their communities.

 

The collaboration he said, will seek to spell out their unique roles and responsibilities which will go a long way to avoid power struggling amongst them.

 

Alhaji Abubakar Umar made the call at the 2023 2nd quarter meeting held at Kyebi in Abuakwa South of the Eastern region.

 

Alhaji Umar who’s also the president of Akyem Abuakwa and Eastern regional council of Zongo Chiefs said, mostly it’s unfortunate Zongo Chiefs and their Imams or on the their hand struggles for position on who is to carry a specific duties. This he said generate hatred, conflicts and disunity in the Zongo Communities.

 

To this end, he has urged the community leaders to ensure collaboration to bring peace in Zongos.

 

Speaking in a sideline interview with Afeema FM’s journalist Kaakyire Kwasi Afari, the Zongo Chief, Alhaji Umar Abubakar also called on the youth to respect bylaws that are made by their chiefs.

He lamented a situation where Moslem youths defies laws to celebrate their festivals in worrying state whiles violating Muslim principles.

 

He has again cautioned Muslim youth to desist from violent activities before, during and after the upcoming general election.

 

The Eastern regional council of Zongo Chiefs president disagreed with people who perceive Muslims as violent and trouble actors.

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He reminded the adherents of the religion that Islam meant peace therefore there was no reason why they could use their behaviour to give negative meaning to the religion.

 

Alhaji urged the youth to channel their exuberance into helping to develop Zongo communities.

 

Alhaji Abubakar Umar noted that some of the crimes were being perpetrated by outsiders, hence the need for a concerted effort to expose the criminals.

 

They expressed worry that the image of Zongos was being tarnished because of the violent activities of the youth.

 

Source: flyfmghana.com/Kaakyire Kwasi Afari

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