The Adamawa state government has announced plans to reserve the sum of N200m to engage prayer warriors in the state so as to seek divine intervention towards putting an end to Boko Haram insurgency, Vanguard reports.
Alhaji Abdurahman Jimeta, the chief of staff of the state said this during a media chat aired on the Adamawa state television, Yola.
She said the state needed Allah’s intervention and that was why the money was reserved for that.
“We have earmarked N200 million for prayers to seek for Allah’s intervention in tackling the Boko Haram menace and other insecurity challenges threatening the stability of the state.”
He also explained that part of the money would also be used to assist local vigilante groups and security operatives in combating the Boko Haram insurgency.
Meanwhile, the Nigerian army has announced to fleeing residents that three of the 20 local governments recaptured from terrorist group, Boko Haram, are now safe for habitation.