JIBWIS establishes radio, television stations in Abuja

by Guardian News

An Islamic group, the Izalatul Bid’ah Wa’ikamatul Sunnah (JIBWIS), has established international Radio and Television stations in Abuja to propagate Islam.

Sheikh Bala Lau, the National Chairman of the group, announced this on Sunday in Katsina.

He said that the stations were located in Abuja and had commenced transmission last week.

Lau, who was speaking at a seminar organised by the group for Islamic preachers, said the stations were innovation of the group to propagate Islam.

According to him, the two stations were set up through contributions by wealthy individuals and were named “Manara stations.”.

Lau explained that the Sultan of Sokoto, Saad Abubakar III, would commission the stations on Wednesday.

The chairman said the group was working to provide more assistance to orphans in Adamawa, Yobe, Kano and Borno states.

He said the group would take care of the feeding, clothing and sponsor them to acquire western and Islamic Education.

Lau lamented over the increasing number of Almajirai roaming the streets in northern states pointing out that about 12 million Almajirai needed food and clothing.

He emphasised on the need for wealthy individuals to rise in assisting the needy and orphans in our society.

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