- An APC chieftain, Bashir Ataka has called for all Nigerians to pray for President Muhammed Buhari’s health
- The Zamfara chapter APC chief said it is very unfortunate to wish the President dead
All Progressive Congress chieftain in Zamfara, Alhaji Bashir Ataka, has warned Nigerians against spreading rumours or bad wishes about Nigeria and President Buhari’s death.
Ataka who spoke in Gusau on Wednesday, February 23, said that those spreading such rumours are not good Nigerians and it is unfortunate that they have bad wishes for the country and the president.
He said: “It is unfair for us to be spreading bad wishes for our leaders, instead of us to support them with prayers.”
He asked Nigerians to be patriotic and pray for president Buhari’s health so that he can come back and continue his good leadership, Vanguard reports.
He said: “We have to pray for Buhari as the leader we never had in this country, we should keep all our differences aside whether religious, political or regional; we should unite and support our leader to implement good projects for us.
“We have to support President Buhari not only with prayers but all what we can to succeed in the task of moving the country forward.
“It is part of our responsibility as good Nigerians to bury all our differences and unite to support our leaders.
“We all know the economic and security challenges we face in this country before and we have seen the changes particularly the way the federal government is making efforts to improve the nations’ economic sector.
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“We should avoid bad wishes to our leaders; it is against what is revealed in our Holy Scriptures.’’
Meanwhile, the president who is on an extended vacation in the UK spoke with Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje on Wednesday, February 22 on phone where he thanked Nigerians for all the prayers.
The president spoke for about three minutes in vernacular with Governor Ganduje, while a prayer session was going on at the Government House in Kano.