From Ahmad SAKA, Bauchi
The Emir of Bauchi, Alhaji Rilwanu Sulaiman Adamu has led hundreds of Muslims to the Bauchi Central Eid prayer grounds for the special prayers for rainfall in the State.
The special prayers, took place today in Bauchi, where the people ask Allah the almight for the blessings of the rain in Bauchi emirate and the country at large.
Speaking at the end of the prayers, Emir Rilwanu called on the people of Bauchi Emirate to avoid wickedness, envy, and covetousness which always bring about displeasure leading to the Almighty Allah’s punishments on the citizens.
He said “We must avoid and shun all sorts of evils that as a results of which our society will never witness the blessings of Almighty Allah.”
The Emir said that living in peace with one another is very paramount stressing that It is not a certain individual’s responsibility to maintain peace but everyone’s duty because peace is the path we take for bringing growth and prosperity to our society.
He Said “If we do not have peace and harmony with one another, the Almighty Allah will not bless us with rains and other blessings,” when peace and harmony are maintained, things will continue to run smoothly without any delay. Moreover, it can be a saviour for many who do not wish to engage in any disrupting activities,”
The Emir appreciated the Almighty Allah for preserving lives and the peaceful coexistence among citizens of the Emirate and the society at large, calling on the entire good people of Bauchi to continue to pray for the blessings of the rain from the Almighty Allah.
In the same vein, the leadership of JIBWIS Islamic sect in Bauchi State led all its members across the State to come out and participate in the special prayers for rain to be held on Tuesday, 18th July, 2023.
Leader of the JIBWIS in the State, Barrister Garba Hassan had directed that all leaders at the Local Government Areas (LGAs) in the State should mobilize their members to come out for the prayers considering the situation of lack of constant rain across the State.
He lamented that crops and other plants are getting dried due to lack of enough rain stressing that the development needs God’s divine intervention to prevent famine in the state at the end of the season.
Garba Hassan stated that effective from Tuesday, 18/7/2023, the Special prayers will commence at the Juma’a mosque in Gwallaga, Bauchi by 8:00am as well as in every Izalah Eid ground across the state capital.
The LGAs of the Izala sect too will hold similar prayers at the designated Eid grounds across the state in order to seek for divine intervention for rains constantly directing that prayers will continue until the objectives are met.
Hoping that people of the state will join in the special prayers considering the fact that it is for the benefit of all irrespective of sect as released by the JIBWIS Social Media, Bauchi State Directorate.