Boko Haram: Borno govt signs agreement with 30 Saudi-based clerics to pray for peace

Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, the Borno State Governor, has entered an arrangement with 30 residents of Makkah who will, on permanent basis, offer daily ‘Dawaf’ (circumambulation of the holy Ka’aba ) to offer prayers for the return and sustenance of peace in Borno State and the rest of Nigeria.
The 30 persons, all of Nigerian origin, from Borno, Katsina, Zamfara, Kano and other parts of the North-west, have for years devoted themselves to spending hours at the Ka’aba everyday for the purpose of worship. .
An old man amongst them, is said to have remained a Ka’aba devotee in the last 40 years. The Ka’aba is Islam’s holiest area located inside the grand Al-Haram Mosque in Makkah.

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