Muslims and Christians in Taraba on Saturday held a joint special prayer for the speedy recovery of President Muhammadu Buhari who is currently on medical vacation in the United Kingdom.
The prayer was held at the Jalingo Eid prayer ground.
Speaking at the occasion, representative of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Rev. Baba Yerima, said praying for the well-being of Buhari was the duty of every “true believer”.
He noted that the President had brought peace and unity to the country, and therefore urged the gathering to pray for leaders at all times.
Ustaz Ali Babando, a Muslim cleric, said the President had been doing his best in tackling the country’s socio-economic challenges.
He noted that it was in the interest of Nigerians to keep praying for Buhari, to enable him return home to consolidate on the fight against terror and corruption.
Alhaji Sani Tullu, Secretary, Taraba Chapter, Buhari Support Organisation(BSO), said the BSO had organised prayer and rally in honour of the President whom he described as a visionary leader.
“We salute the giant strides and landmark achievement of Buhari’s administration in his efforts to reposition the country.
“We are particularly impressed with the performance of the administration in anti-corruption fight, decimating insurgents, revitalising Agriculture, Education and Health sectors,” he said.