Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari and some residents of the State on Thursday began a three-day special prayer for divine intervention against banditry, other security challenges and COVID-19.
The prayer section commenced at about 10am and was observed for three hours at Bani Coomasie Jumu’at mosque in Katsina, the State capital, the Punch reports.
Over 300 adherents, made up largely of ulamas (Islamic Scholars) attended the Thursday prayer section.
Masari, while addresing the ulamas, who were reciting the Holy Quar’an, described the exercise as a step towards making God accept prayers for peace to prevail in the State and Nigeria.
The chief Imam of the mosque, Alhaji Samu Bakori, said the prayers were organised for divine intervention to overcome the problems bedevelling the State and the Country at large.