The people of Kwara State on Wednesday held special prayer for the success of the admimistrations of President Ahmed Bola Tinubu and the state governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq.
The Islamic clerics who anchored the special prayer organised for a newly appointed non executive director of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation Limited (NNPCL), Dr Mohammed Ghali Alaaya, a citizen of Kwara State, prayed to God to grant Tinubu a successful tenure.
They also requested Allah to grant Governor AbdulRazaq more greater achievements in his second term of office.
The clerics thanked Tinubu and AbdulRazaq for finding Ghali worthy of the appointment into NNPCL’s board.
The well attended prayer session was at instance of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ubandawaki ward, Ilorin West local government area of Kwara State.
Members of the Arewa Consultatives Forum (ACF), Kwara State’s chapter which Alaaya chairs and Gamji Members Association (GAMA) which the honouree belongs collaborated with the people of Ubandawaki ward in organising the prayer.
The prayer session was led by Sheikh Mubarak Alaiye who was supported by other prominent clerics; Ustaz Abdullahi Olooto, Ustaz AbdulBaki Odegbangba, Ustaz Sakariyah Olesin and Alfa Muhammad Ajijola Anabi, amongst others.
Diginitaries that graced the event included the chief of Staff to Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, Alh AbdulKadir Mahe, Alh L.A.K Jimoh, senior adviser and counselor,Alh Saadu Salahu, special adviser on Media, Alh Bashir Adigun, ex- commisssioner for Tertiary Education, Dr Afees Abolore,general manager of KWASSIP,Dr AbdulWasiu Tejidini and senior special assistant on Religion (Islam), Ibrahim Danmaigoro.
Others are the chairman of Ibagun Progressive Union ( IPU), Alh Kuranga Omomeji Morogun, chairman, Kwara State Basic Education Board,
Prof Shehu Adaramaja, ex- commisssioner for Agriculture,
Alh Gidado Alakawa, an APC stalwart, Alh Bibire Ajape,
Dr Saadu Koroagba,Alh Gani Galadima, former state legislator,
Barr. Bamidele Aluko and former chairman of Kwara State Television Service, Alh Hameed Adio and Kwara’s focal person of National Social Investment Programme, Dr Rabiat Shehu- Jimoh Alabere.
Others included the chairman of GAMA, Alh Tunde Akanbi, GAMA secretary, Alh Abdullahi Yusuf, Alh AbdulRasaq Gida, Hon. Sikirullahi Oladimeji, Dr Yunus Baraje, director of Media and documentation of ACF, Alh Abdullahi Olesin, Hon. Mashood Alaka and Alh Sulaiman Olesin.
In a brief lecture, the chief Imam of Oloje, Ilorin, Sheikh AbdulMumini Ibrahim, enjoined Ghali to justify the confidence reposed in him by the governor and president Tinubu who were instrumental to his appointment.