As the Muslim faithful around the world mark Eid-El Kabir celebrations on Tuesday, Muslim Cleric Imam Hadiyatullahi Ganiyi of the Federation of Muslim Women Association of Nigeria has enjoined Muslims to use the opportunity of the celebration to offer prayers for Nigeria and its leaders.
He gave the charge while delivering his sermon at the Federation of Muslim Women Association of Nigeria’s Mosque in Abuja.
The feeling is mixed today for millions of Muslims in Nigeria as they join their counterpart the world over to celebrate this year’s Eid-El Kabir.
In a sermon, the Imam of the Federation of Muslim Women Association of Nigeria’s Mosque Abuja, Hadiyatullahi Ganiyi admonished muslims to pray to Allah, offer either obligatory or voluntary sacrifice of rams, adding that it attracts Allah’s favour and blessing.
He also charged Nigerian leaders to apply the lessons of Eid Mubarak and rule with the fear of Allah
One of the worshippers Engineer Umar Jibril in an interview gave an abridged breakdown of what the celebration is all about.
He called on muslins to obey Allah’s commandment, stressing that obedience and submission to Allah’s will pays.
Also speaking, Ahmadu Maina, one of the worshippers at the Abuja praying ground advised parents to train their children to co-exist peacefully with one another.
Lending her voice, Fibishola Abubakar expressed optimism that the celebration will bring back the peace that has eluded the country in recent times.
Earlier the Imam advised the faithful to visit their families, look out for the poor amongst them with their resources, buy Ram and share with those that cannot afford to buy including non-Muslims which will help promote brotherhood.