The host of Eyewitness News on Citi 97.3 FM, Umaru Sanda Amadu has requested the Training Ministry to make non-compulsory the recitation of the lord’s prayer and Wednesday worship for Muslim college students in public colleges.
Commenting on the Wesley Women’ fasting brouhaha in a weblog submit sighted by Educationweb.com.gh, he mentioned the Worship and Lord’s prayer are good however of the view, they need to be non-compulsory for Islamic religion and different religions.
“Give us one other decade, and we might nicely see Wednesday Worship and ‘The Lord’s Prayer in public colleges both phased out fully or made non-compulsory for college kids of the Islamic religion and different religions,” Sanda acknowledged.
The skilled journalist and a Muslim added that “That’s my prayer. And actually, I’ve had no qualms with it and I do know thousands and thousands of different Ghanaian Muslims don’t. We now have lived at peace with one another ceaselessly.”
Based on him, Muslim college students throughout his time in class have been compelled to recite the ‘The Lord’s Prayer’, (a Christian prayer at morning meeting) and have been additionally compelled to attend ‘Worship’ on Wednesday mornings.
“We Muslims needed to sit by means of all of it, regardless that it’s actually not our type of prayer. As an illustration, Muslims don’t shut their eyes throughout prayers. Christians do. However we’re compelled to take action at these faculty gatherings,” he mentioned.
Explaining why Muslim college students needs to be excluded from Worship, he mentioned asking Christian college students to carry out ablution and chanting ‘Allahu-Akbar could be uncomfortable, therefore the necessity to exempt Muslims from Worship.
“However think about being requested to carry out ablution and enter the mosque day-after-day chanting ‘Allahu-Akbar (Allah is Nice) when your perception tells you it’s slightly Jesus who’s nice,” the host of Eyewitness Information at 17:30GMT famous
The Cowboy journalist mentioned although is what college students of the Islamic religion and different religions have confronted from primary faculty until date, the Ministry of Training has reviewed the spiritual exercise in public colleges.