Ramadan: MULAN President charges Muslim lawyers on piety

 Prof. Ibrahim Abikani, President, Lawyers Association Nigeria (MULAN), on Friday called on lawyers to to be pious and steadfast during the month Ramadan and .

The MULAN president made the in an interview the News Agency Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Lagos.

“My message to lawyers especially and Nigerian Muslims as a whole, is Ramadan is a period for sober reflections.

“It is a period when Muslims are supposed to be closer to God and be more empathetic about the plights the less privileged,” he said.

Abikani noted that even those who were most privileged all over the world go through same conditions during this period  like the least of the less privileged of the world.

According to him, even if one is able to feed, at this time such person is compelled not to eat and so are in the same position as those who do not have the means.

“So, during this period, we remember those who are less privileged, we are closer to God; it is a moment to seriously for the nation and for ourselves.

“Our country is in a critical moment, and so, Nigerian Muslims and the Muslims lawyers especially, should use this period to for themselves and for Nigeria as a nation,”nhe said.

Abikani congratulated every Muslim for witnessing this year Ramadan despite the pandemic.

“We appreciate Him, and it is a moment we to thank Him for sparing our lives and we that every Muslim  have a successful fast and acceptance of  fast as individuals and as a nation,” he said. (NAN)