Ramadan : Wife of Kebbi Gov. enjoins women to be prayerful , supportive of their husbands


From Maiharaji Altine Salah

The wife of Kebbi Governor, Hajiya Dr. Nafisa Nasir Idris has enjoined women to use the holy month of Ramadan to remain prayerful for the sustenance of peace and progress of Kebbi State and Nigeria in general.

This was contained in a press release signed by the Special Adviser to Gov Nasir Idris on Media and Publicity, Alhaji Yahya Sarki and made available to Analyzer news on Monday.

Hajiya Nafisa also called on women to be supportive to their husbands and instill morality as well as good values in their children to raise decent families that can uphold admirable societal values.

The wife of kebbi Governor, Hajiya Dr. Nafisa Nasir Idris,Kauran Gwandu reading the Holy Qur’an

According to the press release, Dr. Nafisa Nasir Idris, Kauran Gwandu made the call at the Kebbi Women Ramadan Lecture, organised by her and the empowerment of 500 women held on Monday at the Presidential Banquet Hall, Birnin Kebbi.

She said it was incumbent on women to respect and support their husbands particularly in this holy month of Ramadan to maintain permanent peace at home as prescribed in our religion and culture.

Kebbi Governor’s wife, Hajiya Dr Nafisa Nasir Idris (in black Hijab)

‘ We have to respect, honor and support our husbands because we are all under them, we should train our children with good morals, we should give our children both religious and western education
to nurture good homes.

” Our Noble Prophet (SAW) has enjoined us to marry and regenerate so that we can raise a disciplined family, good children not miscreants .

‘ Women are good home trainers, we therefore need to closely monitor our children and give them sound training”, she urged.

The Governor’s wife reiterated her call on women to be united and steadfast in prayers for the development of the state.

She made it clear that sustained prayers were needed in this month of Ramadan to continue to propel the developmental strides already achieved by the Kauran Gwandu- led administration in the state.

Hajiya Nafisa thanked Islamic scholars who delivered papers at the lecture, saying that herself and her husband are receptive to meaningful advice from the public to facilitate good governance.

Some women participants during the lecture

Earlier, the Commissioner for Women Affairs, Hajiya Halima Hassan Kamba in her welcome address, commended the wife of the Governor for organising the Ramadan lecture and providing empowerment to women in the state.

The Commissioner expressed gratitude to the Islamic scholars for their insightful presentations to educate women on various topics in the month of Ramadan.

Other participants at lecture

Islamic Scholars who delivered papers on the occasion include Malama Juwairiyya Bintu Usman, Shiekh Aminu Hassan, Malama Zainab Shiekh Jafa’ar Mahmud Adam and Malama Hauwa’u Abubakar who dwelt on ethical values and benefits of Ramadan Fasting in Islam.

Highlights of the event include questions and answers, recitation of the Glorious Qur’an as well as presentation of cash and assorted grains to 500 women by the wife of the Governor, Hajiya Nafisa Nasir Idris, Kauran Gwandu.

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