A nationwide chief of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, and governors Aminu Tambuwal, Seriake Dickson, Abubakar Bello of Sokoto, Bayelsa and Niger states respectively, have enjoined Muslims to concentrate to and emulate the virtues of Prophet Muhammad.
They spoke in separate statements issued to felicitate with Muslims on the event of the 2016 Maulud Nabiyy celebration on Monday.
Tinubu, in his goodwill message issued by his Media Workplace, identified that love, peaceable co-existence and sacrifice have been the virtues that Muhammad was identified for.
The previous Lagos State governor additionally condemned the current suicide bombings in Madagali, Adamawa State and Maiduguri in Borno State by Boko Haram sect, saying it was regrettable and hurtful to see lots of of individuals lose their lives needlessly.
Tinubu appealed to Nigerians to hitch drive with the Federal Authorities to deal with the challenges dealing with the nation, together with financial recession and insurgency.
“These dastardly acts in opposition to harmless lives should be condemned and people behind it delivered to justice. That’s what all of us ought to be about and united over, to convey these assaults to an finish.
“On this, I stand united with President Muhammadu Buhari in his concerted effort to revive safety to the North-East and different components of Nigeria,” Tinubu stated.
Tambuwal, whereas talking on Monday at an occasion to have fun the Maulud Nabiyy, organised by the state’s chapter of the Islamic Shababul Qadiriya Motion, referred to as on Nigerians to hope for the nation as “fervent prayers stay the one answer to the nation’s woes.”
The governor, who was represented by the state’s Commissioner for Spiritual Affairs, Alhaji Mani Katami, stated “prayers must be intensified by all Nigerians, irrespective of non secular, political or ethnic variations.”
Tambuwal solicited the assist of Nigerians to the continuing anti-corruption combat by President Buhari, saying that corruption was abhorred by each Islam and Christianity.
Dickson additionally on Monday urged Muslims throughout the nation to imbibe the attributes of affection, forgiveness and exhibiting mercy to all as preached by Prophet Muhammad.
The governor in a message by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Daniel Iworiso-Markson, urged Muslims to repeatedly preach peace and mutual co-existence amongst completely different non secular teams within the nation.
In the meantime, the Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Bello, has congratulated the Muslim Ummah within the state on this yr’s celebration of Maulud.
Bello in an announcement signed by the state’s Commissioner for Info, Tradition and Tourism. Mr. Jonathan Vatsa, urged Muslims within the state to imbibe the virtues and teachings of Prophet Muhammad and replicate similar of their every day non secular obligations.
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