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Ibadan Muslim community holds special prayers for peace


Ibadan -The Muslim community in Ibadan on Tuesday held special prayers for the peace and progress of the country, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

The Chief Imam of Ibadanland, Sheikh Abdul-Ganiyy Agbotomokekere, who led the prayers, stressed the need for all Muslims to promote efforts geared at promoting peace in the country.

“As Muslims, it is our duty to pray for the peace of our nation because this is our father land; we must come together and ensure unity in the fight against insecurity.

“We should realise that the challenges facing the country cannot be tackled with human knowledge but only through the help of God.

“ When we seek God’s face, He would hearken to our prayers,” he said.

The cleric also called on Nigerians to be patient with the new administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, saying those in leadership positions require time to tackle the nation’s many challenges.

“It is no longer news that we have a new administration on board that is working hard to see that things get better in the country.
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“ All Nigerians must be patient with the government during this trying period,” he said.(NAN)

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