The Emir of Gwandu and the Chairman Kebbi Council of Chiefs, Muhammadu Bashar, has attributed the current security challenges in the country to the way in which Nigerians have been ignoring God’s commands and adopting “satanic behaviours.”
The Emir said such satanic behaviours include rampant homosexuality, rape and lesbianism, which were causative factors of insecurity in the country.
The monarch made the observation while addressing his subjects after Eid-el-Kabir prayer in Birnin Kebbi on Sunday.
“The society today is bedevilled by cases of rape, homosexuality, lesbianism, kidnapping and rampant killings, which resulted into the present insecurity Nigeria is faced with,” he said.
He charged the general public, especially parents, to instill discipline and respect in their children by giving them sound education.
“I give glory to God for giving us the opportunity to witness another Sallah.
“The present ills in our society is also due to indiscipline and too much love for material wealth,” he said.
Bashar warned that unless the people fear to sin against God and parents remain committed to imbibing good family values, the country would continue to face instability.
The Emir also called on the people to be compassionate and supportive to the needy, saying that those who were able to sacrifice animals during the Eid should endeavour to share the meat with the poor and other needy persons.
He prayed to Allah to continue to bless the country and give leaders the wisdom to better the lives of people.
In his Sallah message, Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi, prayed for peaceful return of pilgrims from Saudi Arabia.
Bagudu appealed to communities living along flood prone areas across the state to relocate to upper areas in order to avoid being affected by flood.
He thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for assenting to the bill converting College of Agriculture, Zuru, to status of a university.