Don’t link Islam with Child Marriage – Akinbode

…As thousands throng Mowe for Lailatul-Qadr
By Ishola Balogun
As thousands of Muslims gathered at the Nasrul-Lahi-l-Fatih Society of Nigeria, NASFAT, Islamic centre, Mowe, Ogun State to observe the Lailatul Qadr otherwise known as Night of Majesty, yesterday, the National Missioner of the group, Sheikh Abdullah Akinbode has warned that no one should link Islam to the raging controversy of Child marriage, saying Islam advocates maturity before a girl’s hand can be given out in marriage.

Akinbode while fielding question from Vanguard said, maturity cum puberty is a condition for a girl in Islamic marriage. “Islam cannot be linked to the issue of Child Marriage, puberty and maturity is one of the conditions for giving out a girl’s hand in marriage.”

Reacting to the case of Aisha, Akinbode said: “when Aisha (r.t.a) was betrothed to the Prophet, she was handed over to Khadijah to train and for many years she remained with Khadijah until her death. Beside, she was betrothed to the prophet for the reason of her outstanding intellect, she was very gifted in memorizing the acts and sayings of the prophet which is the hadiths.”

Akinbode urged Muslims to reflect further on the lessons of Ramadan even after Ramadan. “The lessons of Ramadan which revolves around self restraint and denials, self discipline and sacrifice for the good of a larger population, mutual compassion and peaceful cohabitation with others in the community, sharing part of our wealth and caring for the less privileged as well as strengthening our moral values of integrity, honesty and mutual support for progress must continue to live with us.” he stressed.

The President of the association, Alhaji Sheriff Yussuf, whose speech was delivered by the 1st Vice President of the group, Engr. Muhammad Abdullah disclosed that apart from the development of Fountain University, Oshogbo and the Mowe International Islamic Resort centre, the group will soon begin Nasfat Agency for Zakaat and Sadaqat as an NGO which according to him would revolutionise the propagation and administration of Zakaat institution in Nigeria

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