Security Challenges: Sultan Of Sokoto Calls For National Prayers

The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar has advised Muslims to begin special prayers nationwide to seek Allah’s intervention for an end to the current insecurity across the country.

He made the call in a statement issued on Sunday in Kaduna by the Secretary General of Jam’atu Nasril Islam, JNI Khalid Aliyu.

He added that the Sultan expressed deep concern over the resurgence of terrorists’ attacks in the country, and stressed that it was imperative to seek for divine intervention for peace and stability of the country.

Abubakar, who is the President-General, JNI called on the Nigerian Muslim Ummah to engage in sustained supplications and prayers at this moment of grief.

The Statement said Muslims should make it a point of duty to always pray against kidnapping, Boko Haram cum ISWAP insurgency, political rascality and all forms of criminalities.

It called on Government at all levels to brace up to the daunting challenges of good governance, as those in authority will answer for their actions before Allah on the Day of Reckoning.