From Abdulrazaq Mungadi, Gombe
Nigeria’s Senate President Ahmed Lawan has tasked religious leaders in Gombe to pray for the nation’s security situation.
The Senate president who was in Gombe to condole the state governor Alhaji Muhammadu INuwa Yahaya, over the demise of his 2 uncles as well as the family of late Senator Saidu Umar Kumo (Garkuwan Gombe) who died on Thursday in Abuja.
Lawan who was accompanied by the Governor of Yobe state Alhaji Maimala Buni, also extend the condolence visit to the emir of Gombe Alhaji Abubakar Shehu Abubakar over the death of Lamido Abubakar (Durbin Gombe) and Alhaji Usman Faruk (Jarman Gombe), where he urged the royal father to sustain the temple in praying for peace and stability of the country.
He said: “Even though we were here to condole you, but cannot seize to seek prayers over what our country is going through. We know that the situation will not last forever, with your prayers we hope to see a significant change”.
“Your highness, we need more prayers, pray for the country, our region and the leaders as well,” Lawan added.