Interfaith religious bodies in Borgu Emirate of Niger State have converged on the palace of the Emir of Borgu to offer joint community prayers for divine guidance for President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Abubakar Sani Bello .
The Muslim and Christian religious groups that offered the prayers yesterday at the Jahi Ground of the Emir’s Palace also prayed that God should make the 2019 general elections peaceful.
Speaking on the prayers, the Emir of Borgu Kingdom.Alhajii (Dr) Mohammed Sani Dantoro, Kitoro IV, Mai Borgu, noted that it was important for the people to always pray for their leaders at all levels.
He said, “there is the need to pray specially for President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Abubakar Sani Bello, as leaders of the nation and Niger State, respectively, this is due to the unprecedented challenges facing both leaders in their bid to bring about the much-needed changes in the economy, social and political lives of Nigerians.”
He, therefore, called on the people and leaders of Borgu Kingdom and the nation at large to pray fervently for the success of government’s economic recovery and growth plan.
“Pray for the combating of endemic corruption; restoration of peace in the North East and the Middle Belt; successful conduct of the forthcoming 2019 general elections and divine protection for President Buhari and Governor Sani Bello”, he posited
The prayer session was led by the Chief Imam of Borgu, Alhaji Mohammed Shehu and Chairman of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Borgu Branch, Evangelist Prophet Dan Adegoke.
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