90 Alfas sponsored with N91m; to Pray for Buhari in Mecca
The government of Sokoto State sponsored a 90-man team of Islamic clerics for a trip to Mecca, Saudi Arabia with N91m. This, according to PM News Nigeria, was confirmed by the Sokoto State Commissioner for Religious Affairs.
The commisioner, Alhaji Mani Katami confirmed this Tuesday while addresing clerics who would be travelling for the lesser Hajj in the Holy Land.
According to the commissioner, the benefiting clerics would get an entitlement of a Basic Allowance of N250, 000. While urging them to pray for the healing of President Muhammadu Buhari, he maintained that the prayers would effect the president’s return to Nigeria.
In his words, ”The clerics are also going to pray for sustainable peace, unity and socio-economic prosperity of Nigeria,” whle he urged the clerics to desist from acts that could tarnish the image of the country during their stay in the Holy Land.