By; JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON
Gombe State Governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, Emir of Gombe, Alhaji Abubakar Shehu Abubakar III and top government functionaries, earlier today attended a special Juma’at prayer held to commemorate Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya’s two years in office.
According to a statement signed by the Director-General (Press Affairs) Government House Gombe, Ismaila Uba Misilli, the special prayer session, which was conducted at the Bubayero Central Mosque, Gombe, was a prelude to Governor Inuwa Yahaya’s 2nd anniversary celebration which climaxes Saturday May 29, 2021.
In a sermon presided over by Imam Hammari, the Islamic cleric called on the citizens of the Gombe State to always pray for the leadership of the State for God to direct and give them the wisdom to lead.
He described leadership as an ordained institution by God which must be respected and revered by all men and women of good will.
He prayed God to continue to guide and protect the Governor as he delivers on his campaign promises of making the State a bastion of hope and beacon of socio-economic development in the north east and Nigeria.
The Special prayer session, which held simultaneously, was attended by the speaker Gombe State House of Assembly, Abubakar Luggerewo, the secretary to the Gombe State Government, Professor Ibrahim Abubakar Njodi, the Chief of staff Inuwa Kari, Commissioners, Special Advisers, heads of security agencies, local government chairmen and other top Government functionaries.