Muslims in their Sallah messages in Calabar and other major towns in Cross River State have called on the Federal Government to end spates of killings, insurgency, and banditry in parts of the country.
In his message, Engineer Aliyu Ibrahim, a key stakeholder in Muslim affairs in the state said the government should expedite action to end bombings and insurgency ravaging the country.
He noted that these have become cancerous and unnecessarily built fear into Nigerians.
Delivering his Sallah sermon at Chief Imam Izala Mosque amid a heavy downpour, Sheik Bashir Salihu Abuga, called on Muslims to fear Allah and distance themselves from violence. He prayed for peace in Nigeria and Cross River State.
He also prayed to God to lead Buhari’s administration to curb the insecurity challenge bedeviling Nigeria.
A large number of Muslim faithful thronged major Hausa/Fulanis settlements and mosques in Calabar despite the rains.