Dogara Urges Nigerians to Pray for the Nation, Imbibe the Spirit of Ramadan
House of Representatives Speaker, Yakubu Dogara, has appealed to Muslims to use the holy month of Ramadan which is a special period of time when Muslims around the world focus on prayer, fasting, giving to charity and religious devotion, to offer special prayers for Nigeria and leaders at all levels.
In a statement issued by his spokesman, Turaki Hassan in Abuja on Sunday, the Speaker said that the country is in dire need of special prayers in view of the present state of the economy and the security situation in the nation.
No challenge is impossible to overcome with prayer, God’s guidance and direction.
According to the Speaker, many societies and nations have passed through even more difficulties than ours, but they surmounted them. “Ours is no exception, and we too shall overcome,” he admonished.
Dogara also charged the people not to despair but to persevere and remain optimistic and hopeful of a better tomorrow.
He reiterated the resolve and commitment of the House of Representatives, in the spirit of Ramadan, to always take legislative positions and interventions on the side of the needy and less privileged persons in our society.