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Tinubu Urged to Honour Yuguda for Promoting Quran, Make Him CBN Governor

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has been urged to honour Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni and the former Governor of Bauchi State, Malam Isa Yuguda.

The president was asked to honour the due for promoting Almajiri school systems which have brought more honour and dignity to Quranic Recitation in the country.

The call was made by a coalition of Quranic Disciples popularly known as Almajiri, both memorisers and reciters from the 36 states in Nigeria and Africa.

Leader of the Group, the Director of Education under the auspices of Sheikh Dahiru Usman Bauchi Foundation, Sheikh Sayyadi Aliyu Sise Dahiru Bauchi, consequently advised Tinubu to nominate Isa Yuguda as Central Bank Governor or a Minister.

The group also said Buni should be allowed to nominate the person of his choice to represent Yobe state in any appointive position that will serve the common person’s interest.

The Islamic Scholar stated this on Monday in Bauchi when he interacted with journalists, saying that he went round the country and beyond, met with many Qur’anic memorisers and reciters who recognised Yuguda as the best among both former and present Governors who have high regard and respect for Almajiri pupils.

He said:

“We support Isa Yuguda because he supported us, he carried us along, he honoured the learners and teachers of the book of Allah, Holy Qur’an.

“When people were showing stigmatisation to Almajiri, Isa Yuguda embraced them; we also embraced him.

“We are appealing to President Bola Tinubu to do the right thing at the right time and appoint Isa Yuguda as the Central Bank of Nigeria Governor or a Minister for the success of his administration.”

He also said that Isa Yuguda, when he was the Governor of Bauchi State, earmarked and released a sum of N55 million monthly and about 20 cars to care for Almajiri pupils and their teachers.

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