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Insecurity: Buhari says Nigeria needs divine intervention


President Muhammadu Buhari has said that Nigeria needs divine intervention in the fight against insecurity, terrorism and other challenges.

Buhari made this statement  at the National Prayer Session for Nigeria and President Buhari, organised by the Kano State Government, held at the Sani Abacha Stadium on Saturday.

It was learnt that the World Leader of Tijjaniyya sect, Sheikh Sharif Ali Bil-Arabi, who came to the state to grace the occasion.

The President, represented by Minister of State for Agriculture, Mustapha Baba Shehuri, said his administration has been up and doing to overcome the security challenges bedevilling the country.

He added that, the Federal Government has not rested on its oars in supporting security personnel with needed equipment and welfare in a bid to bring the insecurity to an end.

He however said that, “despite the support, there is need to seek divine intervention for the Almighty to bring an end to the challenges.”

He also lauded the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, for taking a spiritual initiative towards making Nigeria peaceful.

“I am very happy with this initiative. Indeed Ganduje is doing well in securing Kano and is giving his quota to achieving peace in the country at large.

“No doubt, Nigeria is facing security challenges and we are doing our best to support the security personnel. That does not mean we should not seek divine intervention. This prayer session is part of the interventions and I commend the state governor for this,” said Buhari.