Shehu urges more prayers against Boko Haram
Alhaji Abubakar Ibn Garbai, the Shehu of Borno, on Sunday urged Muslims to intensify prayers towards seeking divine intervention against Boko Haram insurgency in the country.
Garbai made the call while receiving members of the Indimi Mosque Management Committee, Maiduguri, who paid him a courtesy visit at his palace in Maiduguri.
He lamented that the state had witnessed tremendous setbacks due to the prevailing insurgency, and expressed optimism in the power of prayers to end the problem.
Garbai commended the committee for its numerous efforts in spreading Islamic knowledge in the country.
He also commended the mosque for organising yearly Qur’anic tafsir (preaching) during Ramadan fast to educate Muslims on the religion.
Earlier speaking, Dr Muhammad Abubakar, the Chief Imam of the Mosque who led the delegation, said they were in the palace to pay a yearly visit to the monarch as part of the activities of the committee during Ramadan fast. (NAN)