Fintiri urges prayers to end insecurity, COVID-19

 

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ADAMAWA State Governor Ahmadu Fintiri has appealed to religious leaders to intensify prayers to end insurgency, kidnapping and COVID-19 pandemic.

Fintiri made the appeal on Sunday at the inauguration of new executive officers of Zawiyyatu Dariqatit Tijjaniyat Foundation of Nigeria in Yola.

Governor Fintiri, represented by his Special Adviser on Special Duties, Bamanga Nuhu, said kidnapping, insurgency and the pandemic were among major challenges slowing the nation’s development.

He said he was ready to support religious bodies to ensure peaceful coexistence among faithful in the state.

He congratulated the new executive officers and urged them to put in time and experience for the success of the foundation.

The governor advised members of the foundation to embrace politics for more development of the state and the country.

National Secretary of the Foundation Dr Abdullahi Jungudo said the objective of the organisation was to ensure unity among members and the entire Muslim faithful.

Jungudo said the foundation had identified key areas to support the youths on entrepreneurship development and various capacity building for the less privileged to reduce unemployment.

He said that their activities would equally improve Islamic education among the youths and people of the state.

Jungudo gave an assurance that the new executive would be just and fair to all members of the sect.



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