Abduljabbar Abdulmajeed Lafia,
Governor Umaru Tanko Al-makura of Nasarawa state has enjoined the
Muslim Ummah to always be guided by the attributes and lessons from
the life and times of Holy Prophet Mohammed (SAW) which symbolizes
piety, peace, love, tolerance and good neighbourliness.
Governor Al-makura said that Nigeria will make quicker progress
towards the fulfilment of its great potentials as a nation if its
citizens foster peace, security and stability.
Al-makura calls on Nigerians to use the Eid-El-Kabir, celebration
to demonstrate the spirit of tolerance, unity and forgiveness and
compassion for compatriots.
He urged the Muslim community in the country to be worthy ambassadors
of the faith and pray for the progress of the nation.
A statement issued by Ahmed Tukur, Special Assistant media and publicity to the Governor, Almakura called on all Nigerians who successfully performed the Hajj
this year in fulfilment of a key injunction of their faith and pray
God to accept their ibadat as they continue in their spiritual
journey towards the fulfilment of the pilgrimage rites.
He reminded Muslim faithful’s of the need to share what they have with
their neighbour’s as a mark of love in accordance with the injunctions
of Prophet Muhammed (SAW).