Muslim cleric tasks women on nation building
Mothers, especially Muslim women must rise up to giving their children the best moral foundation for a virile and peaceful society, a Muslim cleric Sheikh Dhikrullah Ibrahim has said.
He said they needed to raise their children in line with the teachings of Islam since the foundation of any society begins from the home front.
Sheikh Ibrahim made the call in Abuja at a Seminar organised by the Organisation of Tadhamnul Muslimeen (OTM), Federal Capital Territory (FCT) chapter.
The Islamic scholar advised women not to relent in their responsibilities as mothers urging them to encourage their husbands to earn a living through legitimate means.
He also advised the women top obey their husbands and establish friendship with their children.
her remarks, Kafayah Hamza urged women to seek for knowledge and ensure that they understood the basic responsibilities given to them by Allah.
She implored women to be good role models for their children, uphold the Islamic mode of dressing and exhibit good neighborliness to those in their community.
“It is essential for us to study the psychology of our children and act on it accordingly. We should always be at alert and not leave our children at the mercy of books and schools,” she advised.