Islamic Clerics pray for Nigeria’s peace, unity
About two hundred Islamic Clerics offered special prayers for Nigeria’s peace, unity and stability
Special prayers for peace, unity was also offered for Borno State and Lagos Arewa Communities at the Palace of Mai Kanuribe of Lagos State, Ijora Badia.
The Islamic Clerics also prayed for Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum, Shehu of Borno, Abubakar Umar Garbai El-Kanemi, Borno state Emirate Council, and the people of Borno State including those in diaspora, Arewa community, and all the northerners at large.
Special prayers were equally offered for Lagos State Governor, Baba Jide Sanwo-Olu, Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, Oba of Ijora Aremu Aromire Ayegdami and the entire South West leaders, and the people of Lagos who the Mai Kanuribe described as wonderful and marvellous hosts.
The Kanuri Council of Chiefs and Chieftaincy Affairs Lagos State, South-Western Nigeria, under the leadership of Mai Mele Abatcha prayed for Nigerian leaders for God guidance, peace, stability, protection, prosperity and blessings in their respective leadership drives.
The Mai Kanuribe who is also the Seriki Hausawa of Ijora land as well as the overall Seriki of Iganmu Kingdom expressed appreciation to the Kanuri Council, including the Ajjas (district heads) Zannas and other traditional title holders for their commitment to the one-day special prayer.
Ambassador Mai Mele Abatcha, equally extended profound thanks and appreciation to the Iru/Victoria Island local council boss, Honourable Princess Rasheedaat Abiodun for personally attending the special prayers and the support.
Two bulls were slaughtered for the first time in the history of the prayers in about 12 years and rains of blessings immediately followed, which signified that prayers were answered.
Ikorodu people for the first time in decades declared allegiance and attended the prayers in their hundreds, including people from Ogun State, Shuwa Arabs, Fulanis, Yorubas, Igbos among others.
There was a presentation of certificates to the newly appointed council members, Chiroma, Barma, two Ajas(District Heads) and Zanna.