The Greater Accra Zabarma Chief who doubles as President of Ghana Zabarma Association, Sarki, Pro-Umar Abubakar Tanko, has congratulated the newly-sworn in Supreme Court Justice, Amadu Tanko for his ascension to the highest court of the land.
The appointment of Justice Tanko according to him would bring hope and will become a role model to Muslims as well as an inspiration to the Muslim Youth in Ghana.
He added that the newly sworn-in Supreme court judge did not make it to the top by chance but through hard work, commitments and the will of the Almighty Allah.
He call on all Muslims in Ghana to pray and support him to succeed and prove to the world that Muslims in the Zangoes if given the chance can can raise the Bar.
Furthermore, he call on Muslims in government and private institutions to right the wrong by working hard to attain a higher position in were ever they find themselves.
He also lauded President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo himself the pride of Zango, for recognizing the qualities in Justice, Amadu Tanko and appointed him to become the first Muslim to the Supreme Court.
Alhaji Sarki Pro-Umar Abubakar Tanko also urged Muslim Clerics to adapt communication skills in their Preaching to help address sensational issues which are of national concern.
According to him knowledge in communication is very essential tool every public speaker should possess to help in effective communication.
The Accra Zabarma Chief who had work as a journalist for the past 21 years revealed that preachers with good communication background always make good justification and would not come out to talk on national issues without having deep knowledge about what they want to say and the consequences.
The Veteran Journalist recall that during the vetting of the first Muslim Supreme Court nominee, Justice Amadu Tanko some section of the Muslim Clerics came out openly to condemn and verbally attack him for what they believe did sit well in Islam.
This according to him, would not have happen should those Clerics have good communication background adding that it is not right for one to criticize and condemn any person found with wrong doing in public let alone a public figure like Justice Amadu Tanko, rather call on him privately and correct the person as enshrined in the Holy Books.
Communication he said will give public speakers much knowledge about law of defamation and slander as well as communication law and ethics.
This according to him, will guide them as preachers to desist from comments that may tarnish the hard won reputation of other.
The Accra Zabarma Chief, commend the head of Islamic sects for their show of maturity with which and support they approached the issue.
In other related issue, the Accra Zabarma Chief commended the Zabarma community in Accra for adhering and observing the Ban on noise making impose by the Royals of Ga Traditional Council.
He urged them to continue living in peaceful coexistence with others and abide by the laws of the country to avoid falling into trouble.
Source: Muhammed Faisal Mustapha