Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has revealed plans to establish a Ministry for Religious Affairs to effectively address issues bordering on Islamic practices and injunctions.

Ganduje gave the hint at a special prayer session for peace and security of the state and the nation in general, held at Africa House, Government House in Kano on Sunday.

The Governor added that proper utilisation and distribution of Zakkat, effective management of other Islamic agencies like Hisbah Board, Zakkat and Khubsi Commission, Shariah Commission and others would be treated most effectively and efficiently.

“I said it times without number, that we must bring sanity into the management and operations of Kano State Hisbah Board. With this new ministry of religious affairs, the Hisbah Board will be put for better performance.”

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