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Dogara felicitates with Muslims, seeks prayers for Buhari’s success

By NAN   |   23 September 2015   |   6:45 pm  

House of Representatives and former Speaker, Bauchi State Assembly, Haliru Dauda Jika, has commended the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara.

House of Representatives and former Speaker, Bauchi State Assembly, Haliru Dauda Jika, has commended the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara.

House of Representatives Speaker Yakubu Dogara on Wednesday, enjoined Muslim faithful ‎to pray for the progress and success of the ongoing change project of the present administration.

Dogara, in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs, Mr Turaki Hassan, in Abuja on Wednesday,
urged them to seek peace and tolerance to engender a better democratic nation.

“I felicitate with the Muslim Ummah on the occasion of this year’s Eid el-Kabir.

“As festivities go on to mark the day, let us remember to pray for the progress and success of the change agenda of President Muhammadu Buhari.

“Nigerians of various faiths must tolerate one another as we all have no other country than Nigeria.

“God made us of different faiths and tongues so that we can use our diversity for the greater good of the society,’’ Dogara said in the statement.

The speaker also urged them to use the occasion to pray for the success of the ongoing war against terrorism in the North East, stressing that the military needed prayers to succeed.

The statement said that the National Assembly would continue to pass people-oriented legislation that would reform and strengthen the institutions for effective service delivery.



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