Traditional Custodians of the people in Nigeria has joined others in their understanding of how unbearable is the situation of consumable expense coming with cost of living signaling toward high proportion that Nigerians at the moment is experiencing. The Emirs, Alhaji Sulu Gambari and Alhaji Muhammad Sanusi Air their views separately in their sallah message in Kano and Ilorin where they urged the federal government to specifically address the high proportion of consumable commodities in the country. Sanusi Lamido Sanusi Prayed that the bomber harvest this year would bring succor to Nigerians says ‘’we are grateful to almighty Allah for the consistent rain’’.
May it bring the end of high cost of food items. People should avoid rumour mongering and other activities that may bring disunity among Nigerians. Youths should be responsible citizens and embrace different trades for self-reliance, as government cannot provide employment to all.” On his part, Sulu-Gambari lamented that it was becoming very difficult for the masses to eat three times daily due to the exorbitant cost of food stuff.
The Emir, who prayed for peace, tranquility, and resuscitation of the nation’s troubled economy, said “it is high time that our leaders across the three tiers of government acted on the escalating cost of food stuff.” He asked God to continue to guide the nation’s leaders right so that the task of moving the nation forward would be easy for them. While urging Nigerians to give their leaders necessary support, the monarch said that rejuvenation of the nation’s economy was a collective responsibility of all Nigerians. Earlier, in his sermon, the Chief Imam of Ilorin, Sheikh Mohammed Bashir Salihu who led the two- rakah prayer, urged the affluent to always cater for the needs of the poor in their localities.