Zamfara - Alhaji Aminu
Jaji, the Chairman of Birnin Magaji Local Government Council in Zamfara, has
urged Muslims in the state to use the Eid-el-Maulud period to pray for peace
and security in Nigeria.
He made the call on Friday in Birnin-Magaji at the
inauguration of All Progressive Congress (APC) local government campaign
committees for Kaura-Namoda and Birnin-Magaji local government areas of the
Jaji, who is also the APC candidate for Kaura-Namoda,
Birnin-Magaji federal constituency in the 2015 elections, said Nigeria had
never faced serious security and economic challenges that needed urgent prayers
The chairman said "this is the time Muslims remember the
birth of Prophet Muhammad through act of worship, acts of kindness and goodness
to children, the poor and the aged.
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"If both Muslims and Christians embark on prayers during
our time of worship, I am sure God will intervene and solve these problems.’’
Alhaji Lawal Liman, the Chairman of Kaura-Namoda Local
Government Council, commended the state government for constructing township
roads in the headquarters of the 14 local governments of the state.
Liman said the township roads would improve socioeconomic
development, noting that all compensation for projects done had been paid in
Kaura-Namoda Local Government Area.
In his remark, the Director-General, APC Gubernatorial
Campaign in the state, Alhaji Aliyu Bilbis, urged party supporters in the state
to remain united and ensure they obtained their voter cards so they could
exercise their civic responsibility in the forthcoming elections.
Bilbis, a former Minister of Information, said the state
never had a governor who wanted the development of the state like the present
He added that "I decamped to APC from PDP purposely because
of the meaningful developmental projects executed by Gov. Abdulaziz Yari's
He then urged the people to vote for Yari for second term
``so that he will complete various developmental projects initiated by his