By Babagana Bukar Wakil
The council of ulamas jama’atu izalatil bid’ah wa’iqamatis Sunnah Nigeria zone ‘B’ maiduguri, has called on Nigerians to support the Nigerian army’s effort in combating terrorism in the north-east and other security challenges across the country.
The national secretary, council of ulamas Dr. ali Mustapha, made the pledge in maiduguri when he led members of the council on a courtesy visit to the acting general officer commanding 7 division, brigadier general Abdumalik Biu in his office.
He promised to provide vital information, education as well as preaching good ideals to all the true muslim faithful and peace loving Nigerians at all times. He also stated that the council was in his office to show solidarity to him, officers and soldiers of the Nigerian army for their focused and commitment towards ensuring security of lives and property in Borno state.
The council assured the troops of prayers in all their engagements adding that continuous prayers will be offered for the restoration of peace, security and stability in Borno state and the entire nation.
Responding, the acting GOC brigadier general Bulama Biu thanked the council for the visit and prayers and assured them of the Nigerian army’s support to the council particularly in the area of collaboration towards ending the insurgency.