Opeyemi Salau



The Governor of Bauchi State, Mohammed Abubakar has given marching orders to religious in the state. The governor has directed them to commence prayers for President Muhammadu Buhari, the prayers are for the quick recovery of the president

Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi state has directed religious leaders in the state to commence prayers for President Muhammadu Buhari quick recovery. The governor said they should direct Juma’at Mosques and Churches in their domains to commence the prayers as soon as possible.

The governor’s order was contained in a statement signed by the secretary to the Bauchi state Government, Bello Ilelah, which was sent to journalists yesterday, February 16.

The statement stated that Juma’at Mosques are to conduct special prayers today, Friday, February 17 while Churches are to do same on Sunday, February 19

“In the same vein, the special prayers should include the need for continued peace and harmony among the people of the state and the country, and for God to bless the people of the state and the country with abundant resources.”

President Buhari has been in London since January 19. The presidency had first announced that he was there for a 10-day leave. But he has since extended his the leave on medical grounds.