Ilorin, Oct. 31, 2022. The Hijrah Organization of Nigeria, with National Headquarters in Kwara, on Monday, urged the Federal Government to cushion the economic pangs of Nigerians.
This is contained in a communique jointly signed by Prof. Yusuf Badmas, the Chairman, and Imam Abubakar Ayinla, the Secretary of the organization, after its weekly meeting in Ilorin.
The group reminded the government on the economic hardship plaguing many Nigerian households, adding that there is a need to ensure the country continues to remain united amidst poverty.
The organization appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari, as a father for all, not to allow more deaths in the country, and to urgently pay the eight months’ salary arrears owed to Nigeria’s universities staff.
The communique also called on the government to treat the Nigerian universities staff as Nigerians who have been supporting and defending the country’s educational system through their teaching and mentoring of youths.
“As parents who could not afford to send our children to schools abroad, we appeal to the Federal Government to urgently pay the eight months salary arrears owed the universities staff,” it appealed.
The organization however advised politicians, especially Muslims, to play politics without bitterness by avoiding violence and thuggery in their electioneering campaigns.
“Muslim politicians in the country should play politics without bitterness and avoid violence and thuggery in their electioneering campaigns,” it said.