The Administrator of Lokoja local government area of Kogi State, Hon. Muhammad Dan’asabe Mohammad made this call after prayer yesterday at Kogi state Central praying ground. He
urged Muslims around the world to uphold the culture of sharing, sacrifice, love to Allah and the nation in order to promote Islam religion and for peaceful co-existence among others.
According to him Eid-El-Kabir is a time for sober reflection and sacrifice which should also be dedicated to prayers for love, unity and peace to thrive, throughout the Nation.
Lokoja administrator, Dan’asabe added that sacrifice to Allah has huge rewards, and so he emphasized that it is important for all Muslims to ensure they dedicate their lives to will of Allah and Islam religion.
It is worthy of note that he singlehandedly built the worship pavillion where the prayer was held, and when asked motive behind the good gesture, he replied that it is his own personal sacrifice to All mighty Allah.
He went further to task all Muslims all over the nation to extend the same hands of sacrifice to the nation for the interest of sustainance of Nigeria democracy and as Kogi state being the centre of unity and confluence, that, made it paramount that peace and harmony must exist within the state.
He adds, “I urge all Lokoja LGA residents to continue to keep faith with our commitment to build a prosperous council where everyone would realize their God-given potential, through our various socio-economic growth initiatives and the prudent allocation of the Council’s resources,” he said.
He wishes all the state Muslims happy Eid-El-Kabir celebration.
Pamela Ogwata reports.