Sultan orders prayers for Buhari, Southern Kaduna

Posted by Garba Ahmed, Kaduna | 2 March 2017 | 1,597 times

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•JNI President, Sultan Sa’ad Abubakar III.


The Sultan of Sokoto, and President-General of the Jama’atu Nasirl Islam (JNI), Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III has ordered the National Headquarters of the JNI and the Council of Imams and Ulama, Kaduna State branch to lead a prayer session for the crises in Southern Kaduna and the quick recovery of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Addressing a joint press conference on Wednesday at the JNI headquarters, the Secretary-General in Kaduna, JNI and the state Chairman of the Council of Imams and Ulama, Dr, Khalid Aliyu Abubakar and Sheikh Baban Tune respectively said the Vice President-General, JNI and Emir of Zazzau, Dr. Shehu Idris, the Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasiru El-Rufai, Speaker of the Kaduna State House of Assembly, security agencies and distinguished Islamic scholars will be in attendance at the event slated for Sunday, March 5, 2017.

They said the event will deliberate on the southern Kaduna issue and the ill health of President Muhammadu Buhari, which has now become an issue of discussion in all nooks and crannies of the country right from the upper and lower chambers of the legislative leaders of the country.

“It is a religious duty for us to work together in order to seek Allah’s intervention to relive us of these trying moments. Preparation is in top gear and come Sunday, March 5th, 2017 the prayer session will hold in Kaduna and we pray that it brings the state out of this quagmire bedevilling the country and may He grant our president good health to come back and continue steering the leadership of the country,” JNI said.

They prayed to Allah to releave the country of the ‘pang’ of poverty adding: “May Allah relieve the state of this cancer of violent conflicts in Southern Kaduna and bring relive in the North East and other parts of the country where we have such skirmishes.”

They assured that they will not do anything that will go against the laws of the land but seek to find solutions to the ‘cancer; of insecurity bedevilling the state.

Source: News Express

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