Emir of Bichi HRH Nasiru Ado Bayero laments the killing of  23 commuters in Sokoto,  declares one  day prayer session to fight against insecurity





By Abdulgafar Oladimeji


The Emir of Bichi emirate council HRH Nasiru Ado Bayero has described the killing of 47 commuters in Sokoto as gruesome.


A statement  signed by the secretary, Bichi Emirate Council , Abubakar Ibrahim Yakasai, Tuesday commiserate with the Sultanate over the incidence, urging Muslims to dedicate  next Friday to pray for divine intervention into the security challenges confronting Nigeria.


The press statement said “His Highness the Emir of Bichi, Alhaji Nasir Ado Bayero of Kano state has received the sad news of the gruesome death of some commuters in Sokoto state last week.


“From the information available the bus was intercepted by bandits and the bus was set a blazed leading to the death of forty-seven passengers in a very gruesome circumstances.


“His Highness the Emir of Bichi, the Bichi emirate council and the entire people of Bichi emirate wish to extend their condolences to the Governor of Sokoto state, Sultanate council and the entire muslims ummah over this unfortunate incident.


“His Highness pray for the repose of the souls of the deceased and prays to Almighty Allah to bring an end to banditry and other security challengers bedevilling the Northwest and Nigeria as a whole.


“His Highness has directed the entire people of Bichi Emirate to attend a special prayer session on Friday morning 17/12/2021 at Bichi central mosque to pray and submit our concerns and problems over this security issues to Almighty Allah and solicit for His intervention to end this phenomena and to bring succour and peace to our people in order to enable them pursue their legitimate economic activities and other means of livelihood.”




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