Sokoto state government, in conjunction with the Sultanate Council, is organizing a special prayer session at all jumaat mosques on Friday, August 25, 2017 across the state for continued health of President Muhammadu Buhari.
A statement issued Thursday evening by Malam Imam Imam, the spokesman of Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, said while Tambuwal will attend a meeting of Governors with the President in Abuja, state Deputy Governor Ahmed Aliyu, top Government functionaries will join Sultanate Council officials at a prayer to be held at the Sultan Bello Mosque in Sokoto.
Similarly, all Imams have been directed to lead prayers in their localities for continued good health of the President.
“In the same vein, Sokoto pilgrims have been informed of the need to use the occasion of the last ten days of the Dhul Hajj in the Islamic calendar, which are holy days, to intensify prayers for the good health of the President and peace and stability of the nation.
“The government equally urged all individuals to privately pray for our beloved leader after his return to the country from medical vacation,” the statement added.