OrderPaperToday – President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, has urged the Nigerian people to continue to pray for Nigerian leaders in government as they tackle the multifaceted challenges facing the nation.
The Senate President specifically called for Nigerians to pray for President Muhammadu Buhari, saying: “Our leaders, particularly our President, Muhammadu Buhari, may God grant him good health, God has given him the leadership of this country through you.
“He is trying his possible best for you and we too that are part of his leadership, we are trying our best to ensure that things are okay for Nigeria.
“I will therefore take this opportunity to urge you to continue to pray for our leaders that may Almighty Allah continue to guide them as they proffer solutions to security challenges, youth unemployment and for us to continue to assist our people.”
Dr. Lawan made the appeal on Saturday at the launching of Pataskum Emirate Central Mosque Appeal Fund at Potiskum, Yobe State.
The lawmaker who announced a donation of N20 million to support the project also revealed that Senator Sani Musa donated five million naira while Senators Bello Mandiya and Sadiq Suleiman donated one million each towards the building project.
The Senate President also praised the Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni, for his incessant development projects across the State. He also advocated for prayers to be said for the Governor.
Recall that the Senate President had previously donated N8Million to Yobe market fire victims.