Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, the Emir of Ilorin, has called on Nigerians to continue to pray for President Muhammadu Buhari for God to give him good health to steer the ship of the country to great heights.
News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Emir made the call on Friday at a special prayer for Buhari at the Central Mosque in Ilorin.
The Magaji Nda of Ilorin, Alhaji Saliu Woru, represented the traditional ruler at the occasion.
Gambari said every Nigerian leader, either as the President, Governor, Senator or legislator deserved regular prayers from the people for God to guide him or aright in the herculean task of governance.
“President Buhari is doing great work to sanitise the country and return it to the path of greatness.
“Nigeria problems are not caused by this present Federal Government, they have always been there, Buhari just happen to come at the rough time.
“We need to pray for his health, God’s guidance, protection, wisdom and knowledge to lead the country,” he said.
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Earlier, the Chief Imam of Ilorin, Alhaji Mohammed Bashir, prayed to Allah to continue to give the President good health to be able to lead the country well.
The Governor of the state, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed, was represented at the occasion by his Chief of Staff, Alhaji Abdulwahab Babatunde, while the Senate President, Dr Bukoal Saraki was represented by Abdullahi Issa, the Director-General, Mandate, a political group in Ilorin.
Meanwhile, the Presidency has cut down heavily on President Muhammadu Buhari’s workload in order to allow him more time to rest.
According to reports, since returning to the country on Friday, March 10 after spending 49 days in London, the United Kingdom on a medical vacation, President Buhari spent just between three and four hours in his office throughout his first week of resumption.