By :Yunusa Abdullahi
This was disclosed by His Excellency the Executive Governor of Adamawa State Sen. Mohammadu Umar Jibirilla during the inaugural ceremony of Muslim and Christian Pilgrims Welfare Boards held at the Council Chambers of the Government House Yola. He stated that religion has a significant role in the society and urged members of the two boards to always conduct their responsibilities in accordance with the tenet and dictates of their religious beliefs.
While calling on the members to be good ambassadors of Adamawa State and the country in the Holy Land, the Governor explained that the selection of the members of the two religious boards was based on individual probity and generally acknowledge uprightness.
Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla also enjoined members of the boards to give the spiritual assignment and the due attention it deserves in the service of the people of Adamawa State and the country at large.
He however described religious tolerance as the pillar of unity and peaceful coexistence among the people as essential in the society.
In their vote of thanks ,the Chairmen of the Muslim and Christian Pilgrims Welfare Boards Alhaji Ibrahim Bill and Bishop Amos Yakubu thanked Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla for giving members of the Boards the opportunity to serve in his government and promised that they will discharge their duties deligently and in accordance with the dictates of their religious beliefs