The Shehu of Borno, His Royal Highness, Alhaji Abubakar Ibn Garbai Al-Amin Elkanemi has solicited for prayers for God to intervene in the lingering security challenges posed by Boko Haram insurgents, bandits and other criminals operating in the Nigeria.
The royal father says this while paying a sallah homage to the acting Governor of the state, Umar Usman Kadafur at the Government House Maiduguri.
He said, it is the tradition of the Emirate to pay homage with Government and people of the state during every Eid El Fitr and Eid El Kabir every year.
The Royal Father however reiterated that, the lingering insecurity posed by Boko Haram in the north east, Kidnappings and banditry in other parts of the country calls for sustainable prayers for God restore peace in the land.
He said It is unfortunate that the country is witnessing killings and destruction of properties by criminals on Daily basis, and the only solution to these menace is for all citizen to pray and ask God to divinely intervene.
The Royal Father equally commended tremendous support from the Government of Professor Babagana Umara Zulum to the traditional institutions across the state and promised to replicate for the overall development of the state.
While Responding, Governor, kadafur thanked the Royal Father for finding time to pay homage to the present administration, and reassured Government total commitment towards uplifting the traditional institutions who are custodian of peace.
Kadafur commended security agencies for their doggedness in the fight against Boko Haram which led to the peaceful celebration of the Eid El Fitr across the state.