2nd April, 2022
The Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu has urged the Muslim Ummah to use the holy month of Ramadan to offer prayers for the country.
Kalu in his goodwill message issued on Saturday in Abuja, prayed to Allah to give the Muslim community strength and peace during the holy month of Ramadan.
Describing the month as a holy season that should be dedicated to the service of Allah, Kalu said that forgiveness, piety, togetherness, almsgiving, and generosity must be upheld beyond Ramadan.
He admonished Muslims to embrace the teachings of the Holy Qu’ran and the exemplary lifestyle of Prophet Muhammed in their daily endeavors.
He also said the compulsory Ramadan fasting will afford Muslims the opportunity of self-appraisal in the service of Allah and humanity.
“I felicitate with our Muslim brothers and sisters on the commencement of 2022 Ramadan fasting. It is yet another opportunity for sober reflection and rededication to the service of Allah and mankind.
“The teachings of the Holy Quran and exemplary qualities of Prophet Muhammed must be sustained in the month of Ramadan and beyond. Let us demonstrate love, forgiveness, peace, and generosity during this holy season.
“Nigeria will be prosperous if we tolerate our brothers and sisters of other religious faiths. As a heterogeneous nation, we must respect the beliefs of all religions.
“The Muslim Ummah should use this holy month to pray for leaders at all levels of government,” Kalu said.