The FCT Minister, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed (CON) has congratulated Muslim faithful across the country, especially those residing in the Federal Capital Territory as they mark this year’s Eid-il-Maulud.
The Minister in this year Maulud Message urged Muslims to use the occasion to reflect on the life of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) and continues to imbibe his teachings, which are primarily premised on selflessness, sacrifice, patience, modesty and spirituality.
Senator Mohammed remarked that the Eid-il-Maulud, which is the birth of Prophet Muhammad, calls for sober reflection and spiritual rejuvenation as he lived his life for the entire mankind.
The Minister admonished Muslims to imbibe the spirit of the life and times of the Prophet especially the lessons, that should be reflected in our daily lives in order to move the country to the next level.
He enjoined them to pray for the nation as well as its leadership, for God to continue to guide, protect and give the President, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathanthe strength and the wisdom to steer the affairs of the state, thereby judiciously implement the transformation agenda of the
Senator Mohammed appreciated God for sparing our lives to witness this year’s momentous occasion of the birth of Prophet Muhammad on who we get the best examples from.
The Minister charged all residents of the Federal Capital Territory irrespective of our religious belief or political inclination to continue to live in peace and harmony with one another, thus promoting the unity of the country because Nigeria belongs to all of us.
He employed the residents of the Federal Capital Territory to continue to support and cooperate with the Federal Government under President Goodluck Jonathan to enable him fast track the development of the entire nation as envisaged in the Transformation Agenda.