The Peoples Democratic Party senatorial candidate for Kaduna Central, Lawal Adamu Usman (Mr LA) has urged Nigerian pilgrims to pray for the nation as they worship in the Holy Land.
LA, who spoke through his media consultant, Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, said the current situation in Nigeria requires concerted prayers for devine intervention.
Speaking on the coming Eid, LA enjoined Nigerians to observe peaceful celebrations, saying, festivities are only worthy when one is alive and healthy.
“Fellow Muslims who are opportune to perform this year’s pilgrimage should make it a point to pray for our dear country while in the Holy Land.
“Those who are going to observe the coming Eid at home should as well not be left out as Nigeria needs urgent divine intervention in this hour of trials.
“It is our desire that that Sallah will be celebrated peacefully keeping in mind that only the living and healthy is fit to celebrate LA urges pilgrims to pray for Nigeria
LA reminded authorities of the need to ensure peaceful festivities all over the country and pressed for improved communal harmony built on mutual respect and trust.