Governor Aminu Bello Masari has directed the emir of Katsina and That of Daura to engage in special prayers for president Muhammadu Buhari. The Governor stated this in an interview with voice of America radio station. According to the Governor, praying for the success of the president is a mandate to all meaningful Nigerians.
The interview held for 3minutes with the correspondent of VOA Hausa. Amongst the questions asked was What can he say about President Buhari’s health condition as speculated by some people? As a Governor of Katsina have you spoke to the president or not? Governor Masari Responded ” On Saturday I spoke with the president on phone he is hale and hearty. All those castigating rumors on health condition of the president should think twice and change their mindset. The president is on vacation for medical checkup which is inline with the Nigerian constitution were he assigned all the responsibility to his vice at full autonomy pending to when he comeback.” Therefore, the president did not break any law by leaving for medical vacation.
Also, Masari said” Last Wednesday I called emir of Daura and that of Katsina directing to engage in special prayers for the president, which they did during Friday session prayers and its all over the media.”
He continued by saying ” We will not stop praying for the president, we shall keep praying till Almighty Allah answer our prayers. Praying for a leader is a mandate to every Nigerian irrespective of Religion. Both scriptures directs us to pray for our leaders.” He said
He concluded by appealing to all Nigerians to pray for President Buhari to succeed, good health, and safe return to Nigeria.