The Arewa Consultative Forum on Saturday enjoined the Muslim Community and Nigerians to pray for the country to overcome the current economic hardship and security challenges bedevilling it.
The group also appealed to northern youth to disregard calls for protest against the government even in the face of hardship, security challenges. Though the ACF acknowledged that things were hard and the security challenges worsening, it begged Nigerians to be patient and continue to hope that Nigeria would overcome its current challenges.
According to the northern body, it is time for the Muslim community and Nigerians to fervently pray for peace, stability, prosperity and avoid any act that will not be helpful. The ACF through its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Muhammad Ibrahim Biu stated this in a goodwill message to mark the Eid-el- Kabir celebration in Kaduna on Saturday.
The group said, “Arewa Consultative Forum hereby wishes to extend its felicitations and good wishes to the Muslim Ummah and all Nigerians on this special occasion of Eid-el-Kabir.