By Haruna Salami
Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has reminded Muslim Ummah and all people of faith of the virtues of peaceful coexistence, love and tolerance as taught and lived by the Holy Prophet.
He stated this on the occasion of the Eid-ul-Mawlid, which commemorates the birth of Holy Prophet Muhammad (SLM) as the Federal Government declares Tuesday public holiday to mark the event.
“Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) set clear examples through his life of piety and fervent worship of Allah for all true Muslims to emulate at all times.
“Doing so is particularly important now when these virtues are required for healing our land and strengthening our bond as humans, people of faith and Nigerians.
“The Federal Government and the National Assembly will continue to work assiduously to create the enabling environment for peaceful coexistence and prosperity in Nigeria,” Lawan says.
While the Senate President wishes all a happy celebration, he again reminds us to continue to observe the COVID-19 health protocols during the celebration and after.
He also enjoins us to pray for and continue to support our law enforcement and security forces in their “valiant and patriotic efforts to protect all of us’.