Ahmed: don’t discard lessons of Ramadan

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Jul 27th, 2014
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Kwara State Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed has urged Muslims to ensure that the lessons of kindness, fear of God, spirit of helping the needy imbibed during Ramadan continue.

Speaking to Muslims in his Eid-el-Fitri message, signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Alhaji Abdulwahab Oba, Governor Ahmed said beyond festivity, they should pray for the restoration of peace in the country.

The governor noted that if Muslims do not imbibe the lessons as a life-long experience, the exercise would have be a futile one.

“As Muslims,we must sustain our devotion to Allah, uphold the teachings of the Quran and Prophet Muhammed.

‘’It is also important that those in authority translate the culture of piety, devotion and submission to the will of Allah into ensuring a society free of want, poverty and hunger”, he said.

Governor Ahmed also advised Muslims to shun vices, especially violence, which could hinder harmonious existence with people of other faith.

“It is not a mistake that God made people of diverse religious and ethnic backgrounds to co-exist in the country; it is for a purpose.


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