The Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Yahaya, has charged intending Muslim pilgrims to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to fervently pray for the peaceable conduct of the 2023 basic election and the general growth of the state.
Addressing the intending Muslim pilgrims on Thursday throughout a farewell ceremony on the board’s premises, Governor Yahaya, represented by the Secretary to the State Authorities, Prof. Ibrahim Njodi, additionally implored them to be worthy ambassadors of the state and nation.
Warning them in opposition to acts able to denting their picture, he stated, ” You shouldn’t interact in cash laundering, theft, drug trafficking, prostitution, abscondment, use of abusive languages, and different vices which are outlawed in Saudi Arabia.”
He additionally reminded them to be safety acutely aware as hoodlums may discover methods to infiltrate their ranks and commit crimes.
The governor additionally knowledgeable the pilgrims that earlier challenges skilled relating to taking off from Gombe Worldwide Airport had been resolved, urging them to stay calm and prayerful.
He famous with concern the shortcoming of Muslims to carry out pilgrimage within the final two years as a result of COVID-19 pandemic. He recommended your entire Muslims for his or her prayers, which had opened doorways for the resumption of observations of one of many key pillars of the Islamic religion.
Earlier, Islamic students together with Khadi Liman, Shiehk Isa Taliyawa, and Shiehk Adamu Dokoro admonished the intending Muslim pilgrims to stick to the teachings of their enlightenment workshops, including that it could information them in direction of a profitable hajj.
On his half, The Chairman of the Muslims Pilgrims Welfare Board, Emir of Dukku – Alhaji Rasheed Abdlkadir, appreciated the state authorities for its help to the board in all of the preparations, noting that the pilgrims would characterize the state and nation nicely within the holy land of Saudi Arabia.
Additionally talking, the Govt Secretary of the Board, Alhaji Sa’advert Adamu, recommended the state authorities, students, and the pilgrims for his or her present of understanding and help in direction of guaranteeing hitch-free 2022 hajj operations.