“We must be sincere with whatsoever we do that has to do with the religion of Allah.
“We must signify and dignify our intention. We should fast in the way of the virtuous and righteous people.
“Though our society today is not fasting friendly with all sorts of ills around, but we have to try as much as possible to lower our gaze.
“We have been ordered to control our tongues against lies, backbiting and false testimonies particularly in this holy month of Ramadan.
“Don’t look at opposite sex with lust, he said such behaviours destroyed fasting and the supposed rewards,” he warned.
Besides, the cleric advised Muslims to increase their supplications and act of worship during the month without wasting time on frivolities.
He also admonished the congregation to eat moderately while breaking their fast and to eat from the lawful and not through forbidden means. (NAN)