Imams, Ulamah urged for more prayers against bandits
From Bala Abubakar, Gusau
Imams and Ulamah in Zamfara State have been directed to always intensify prayers toward ending armed banditry, kidnapping and other insecurity challenges in the State.
The Commissioner for Religious Affairs, Malam Tukur Sani Jangebe gave the charge while speaking to newsmen in his office recently in Gusau.
Briefing members of the Correspondents Chapel who visited him in his office, explained that the state government is concerned with armed banditry, kidnapping of innocent people, stating that only prayers can solve the problems.
Jangebe however, called on all Muslims to repent for their misdeeds and seek forgiveness from God.
The Commissioner, who spoke on the visit, commended Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle for his peace initiatives and dialogue to end armed banditry and kidnapping in the State.
Tukur, who described Matawalle as a good leader, urged the people to support him in the discharge of his duties.
Responding, Chairman of the Correspondents Chapel, Alhaji Umar Muhammad Maradun assured the Commissioner of his members’ readiness to discharge their duties objectively.