Group under auspices of Council of Yoruba Traditional Obas and Chiefs in the 19 Northern States and Abuja today organised special prayer session to welcome the former Lagos State Governor and Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) back to Nigeria after a medical trip abroad .
In his speech during the prayer session held in Kaduna , His Royal Highness Ambassador Mohammed ArigbabuwoChairman Council of Yoruba Traditional Obas & Chiefs in the 19 Northern States and Abuja said , “Our coming together today for this special prayer of all denominations is because he has a special place in our hearts. We want to use this opportunity to thank God for his kindness and protection given to our leader to come back in good and sound health.”
He further said the prayer is basically organised to thank God for granting Asiwaju journey mercy to and fro the medical trip .More so, to welcome him back home after some months in overseas for a treatment.
He stressed ,” We want to thank Almighty Allah for bringing back our leader and mentor, Jagaban Bola Ahmed Tinubu back home safely and in good health.
He however stated ,” The former Governor of Lagos State and a National Leader of the Ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) is a Nationalist and man of many parts which we are all proud of as a leader who go along with everyone irrespective of tribe or religion.
” Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu is a Political Leader with a midas touch who have touched many lives positively and still doing for the development of the country.
“We want to use this opportunity once again to thank everyone that prayed and stood with us during the absence of Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu and the solidarity we enjoyed from all and sundry.
“It has also become necessary to extend our gratitude to the President Muhammadu Buhari, the Vice President, all governors, Senators and House of Representatives Members including the general public for showing their concern during the period.
“I also want to express gratitude to all of you that gathered here today for the special prayer and prayed that Allah reward you abundantly and take you back to your respective homes safely.”