Insecurity: Zamfara State Leaders Join Buhari in Makkah to Pray for Peace
By RAZAQ BAMIDELE
London, May 20, 2019 (AltAfrica)-President Muhammadu Buhari, on Sunday in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, had Iftar dinner (a fast-breaking meal), a daily ritual during the holy month of Ramadan, in the company of Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State and the Emir of Maradun, Alhaji Garba Tambari.
During the event, President Buhari expressed sadness over the loss of lives and destruction of property in the State following banditry attacks.
The President expressed determination to ensure that justice prevails and Nigerians find peace and prosperity wherever they live.
The Emir of Maradun led prayers for the repose of victims of violent attacks in Zamfara State and all over Nigeria and for God to help the country achieve total peace and stability.
The President was accompanied to the event by Nigeria’s Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Justice Isa Dodo (rtd), and some personal aides.
The holy month of Ramadan is a blessed time for spiritual reflection and commitment; prayers are encouraged to achieve forgiveness, peace and prosperity of Nations.
Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity made the information available to the media in Abuja, Nigeria.