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Gov Inuwa urges prayers for state, nation

Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has felicitated with the Christian community in the state, as they join other faithful all over the world to celebrate this year’s Christmas.

A statement by the Director-General Press Affairs, Ismail Maisilli said the Governor, in a goodwill message, urged them to use the period to pray for peace, security and prosperity of the state and the nation. 

He enjoined the Christian faithful and the entire people of the state to rededicate themselves and remain steadfast in prayers against all the challenges bedevilling the state and humanity in general.

“We are indeed in a trying moment but I am optimistic that with collective commitment, sacrifice and by turning to God through prayers we shall overcome all the trials and emerge stronger”.

The Governor assured of his administration’s commitment to continue to initiate and execute policies and programmes that will impact positively on the lives of the citizenry and promote unity and peaceful coexistence in the state.

He called on the Christians to reflect on the lessons of the season, which he said, presented an opportunity to love and share.

Writing by Abdullahi Lamino