The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Occasion within the 2019 common elections, Atiku Abubakar and his operating mate on the ballot, Peter Obi, on Wednesday, congratulated the Muslim trustworthy on the profitable completion of the holy month of Ramadan.
Atiku and Obi in separate statements issued by their respective media workplaces, urged Nigerians not to surrender in prayers, however the hardship they’re going through.
Atiku stated, “It’s by the injunction of the Almighty Allah that we undertook fasting within the Holy Month of Ramadan.
“Having fulfilled the command, I congratulate fellow Muslim brothers and sisters in Nigeria and throughout the globe for a profitable completion of the Ramadan fasting and to want us all a cheerful Eid-al-fitr celebration.
“This 12 months’s Eid-al-fitr is coming at a time when Nigeria goes by means of a difficult second regarding the safety of lives and property and when numerous our persons are exhausting hit by the ravaging scourge of poverty.
“As Muslims, we have to remind ourselves of our obligation to make sure peace and unity inside our household and in our neighbourhood always.
“Right this moment, throughout Nigeria, there’s a scary and rising tendency to distrust alongside ethnic and non secular strains.
“As Muslims, we all know from each the Holy Quran and the Sunnah of Noble Prophet Muhammed (SAW) that no tribe or race is superior to a different, besides the one which seeks piety to the Almighty Allah.
“We don’t attain piety by means of hate or blood-letting. We attain piety by means of forbearance and by sharing love. That’s the message that we should give some reflection as we have a good time Eid as we speak.”
Additionally, Obi charged Nigerians to not enable the prevailing hardship and mounting insecurity within the nation to adversely have an effect on their spirit of affection, brotherliness and peaceable co-existence.
Reasonably, he stated, the folks ought to use this 12 months’s Eid-El Fitri festivities to engender the spirit of oneness and in addition re-dedicate themselves to the virtues of affection, patriotism and unity for the specified nationwide growth.”
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