No fewer than 100 Islamic scholars on Monday has commenced three days fasting and prayers for national peace and unity in the country.
The team leader of the Volunteer and Patriotic Muslim Scholars, Malam Salihu Abdullahi-Mai, said at a news conference in Tudun Wada, Kaduna, that the group mobilised 100 clerics for the three days fasting and prayers.
“Prayers and fasting had become mandatory for us. We invited preachers from all the 23 local government areas of Kaduna State to immensely embark on prayers and fasting for the country.”
According to him, preachers have been authorised to commence prayers and fasting for God’s mercies over the current security situation in the country.