The Emir of Akko,Alhaji Umar Atiku, has appealed to Nigerians to pray to God,to bring an end to the hardiship in the country.

Atiku said this when he spoke with newsmen in Kumo headquarters of Akko Local Government Area of Gombe State on Tuesday.

“Instead of criticising leaders,we need to seek for God intervention through prayer,to bring an end to the current hardship being experience in the country.

“We should also intensify prayers for our leaders at all level for wisdom,” he said.

He said in this hard time, a lot of people could not afford one square meal talkless of the three.

He also made an appeal to keep their farm produce instead of selling it after harvest, saying “you should please store your farm produce. Do not sell it.

“If you sell it, you may come back and buy it at an excess price,” he advised., while appealing to spirited individuals to help the less privilege.

He also called on traders in the market to fear God,avoid fixing unnecessary price to their goods.

The emir advised the youths to desist from taking elicit drugs,capable of destroying their future, because “you are the future of this country”.