As part of their contributions towards ending the insecurity faced by Katsina State, a non-governmental organization named Muriya Talaka, “voice of the masses” has held a prayer session.
The security challenges have claimed over 400 lives in the past 5 months.
The prayer session witnessed a large turnout of Muslim faithful particularly women, the physically challenged and the representative of the Emir of Katsina Abdulmuminu Usman among others.
Speaking during the prayer session, chairman civil society organizations in Katsina, Bashir Ruwangodiya and another public affair analyst Muttaqha Darma described it as a step in the right direction as they said, within 5 months of banditry in the state, many innocent lives in their hundreds have been lost.
According to the organizers, with the prayers coinciding with the last ten days of Ramadan, which signifies night of power, the Almighty will hear the cries of the people and restore peace in Katsina State and the country in general