Muslim leaders and organisations in Oyo State on Saturday declared support for the All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, and offer supplications for his victory during next year’s election.
The clerics prayed for Tinubu’s success at Ilaji Hotels and Sports Resorts in Ona-Ara Area of Ibadan. The event which was tagged ‘National Prayer for Bola Tinubu’s Endorsement’.
The event led by popular Islamic preacher, Sheik Hamad Alfulanny, was also attended by Sheikh Abdulganiy Abubakry, the Chief Imam of Ibadan as well as other notable chief Imams from all over the state.
Sheik Alfulanny explained that apart from Tinubu’s pedigree, his antecedent
was responsible for his wider acceptability.
He urged all attendees to continue mobilizing in their various localities.
The Coordinator of the programme, Mogaji Akinade, said the presence of the Chief Imam of Ibadanland who happens to be the Grand Imam of Oyo State, was a testament to the peoples love for Tinubu.
He said, “We believe Tinubu can give us what we need to take Nigeria to the next level. So we are giving him the support backed with grand prayers.
“I have been able to travel to three African countries and I met people that matters in those countries.
“To my greatest surprise, they respect Tinubu more than some of us in this country. If our own is respected for his dexterity, we must be proud of him here too.”