The administration of Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has despatched 97 clerics to Saudi Arabia on Lesser Hajj to “pray for a stoppage of banditry”.
In response to the Deputy Governor, Sen. Hassan Nasiha, it’s a part of methods to revive peace and safety within the state.
The clerics are to interact in prayer classes in nearly all strategic holy locations of worship within the cities of Makkah and Madina, with a view to revive peace in Zamfara and Nigeria on the whole.
Addressing the clerics earlier than their departure, the deputy governor admonished them to contemplate the state and its folks of their prayers.
This, he mentioned, they need to do with the hope that God would trigger an finish to a number of issues of the nation.
Delivering a sermon on the departure, a cleric, Dr Atiku Balarabe, briefed the pilgrims on how finest to focus on their worship and prayers in Saudi Arabia.
He mentioned they need to continually do not forget that they’re consultant of all residents of the state and to hunt God’s intervention to deliver an finish to banditry and different crimes within the state.
Balarabe mentioned they have to consider the prayers to satisfy the state’s expectations contemplating the belief reposed in them by thousands and thousands of individuals of the state.
Earlier within the month, Zamfara distributed 200 Cadillac 2019 mannequin to conventional rulers within the state. (NAN)