[Taraba]– Some Christians and Muslims in Taraba state has conducted combined prayers for the safe recovery and return of President Muhammadu Buhari, who has been away since January, for treatment in London.
This prayer came on the same day when the President had directed the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) to inject N2 billion each into the Federal University, Wukari in Taraba, and eleven other Universities established by the federal government in 2011, which is meant to fund critical infrastructure in the institutions.
Buhari, who was represented by Dr. Bello Kumo, the Director Academic Standards in the National Universities Commission, said his government will continue to support the teaching, research and community service in which the institutions are known for.
He added that since his government gives no room for corrupt practices, he will not allow any illegal occurrence to take place while administering the money granted to the Universities.
“We will not condone corruption and lawlessness in administering the funds that are injected for the development of your institutions”, he said.
On the other hand, the followers of the two religions held the prayers at the Jalingo Eid prayer ground.
According to Alhaji Sani Tullu, Secretary, Taraba Chapter, Buhari Support Organisation(BSO), Buhari is a visionary leader, as such, should be prayed for at all times.
“We salute the giant strides and landmark achievement of Buhari’s administration in his efforts to reposition the country.”
“We are particularly impressed with the performance of the administration in anti-corruption fight, decimating insurgents, revitalising Agriculture, Education and Health sectors,” he said.Please Follow Us @ThePageNg