INSECURITY: It’s time to seek divine help from God – Zazau Emir urges pastors, imams.
The 19th Emir of Zazzau, Ambassador Ahmed Nuhu Bamalli, on Wednesday, pleaded with all pastors and imams within the Emirate to begin special prayers for the restoration of peace and stability in the area and nation as a whole.
The Emir’s plea came as a result of recent incessant bandit attacks in the state and its envrions.
Malam Abdullahi Aliyu Kwarbai, media and publicity officer of the emirate, said this in a statement on Wednesday.
He urged all Muslims to use the directive in all their five daily prayers while Christians at their regular church services should seek divine intervention.
According to him, it becomes imperative to rise up in prayers in view of the incessant killings, miming and kidnapping of innocent people across the emirate.
The monarch, while consoling families of those that lost their loved ones, also commiserated with those that sustain injuries as a result of bandits’ indiscriminate attacks.
According to the statement, the emir has also cut short the number of visits to his palace.
Kaduna State has been facing bandits attacks for a while and the state governor, Nasir El-Rufai, said his administration’s intention is to kill all bandits.
He said this on Tuesday after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on the recent bandit attack that claimed 40 lives in the state.
The governor, accompanied by the state Commissioner for Internal Security, Samuel Aruwan, said the bandits whereabouts was not hidden but that the military was mindful of the collateral damage it could cause the civilian community.