The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, has urged Muslim faithful to pray to God to grant the nation’s leaders wisdom to handle the many challenges facing the country, especially that of insecurity.
Dogara’s call is contained in a statement signed by his spokesman, Mr Hassan Turaki, on Wednesday in Abuja.
The statement was based on a Special Ramadan session on Tuesday night, where the speaker hosted Muslim brethren of the house in the breaking of fast, and joined in offering prayers for Nigeria.
Speaking at the prayer session, Dogara said that prayers should be offered for the leadership in the three arms of government during the fasting period.
“We use the opportunity to pray for our dear country and for everyone in authority, more so at this period that our nation is being faced with so many challenges, beginning from the insecurity of lives and property, as well as the challenges pertaining to the economy which has…