The festival is in commemoration of the obedience of Prophet Ibrahim to the injunction of Almighty Allah to sacrifice his son for worship.
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Abubakar, who is also the President General, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, made the call on Friday in a statement.
Abiru enjoined all believers who obeyed Allah’s commandment to fast in the Holy month of Ramadan not to relent in demonstrating Godly virtues and eschew vices they avoided during the fasting in obedience to divine command.
In his goodwill message endorsed by his Special Adviser (Media), Ola Awoniyi, Senator Lawan called on every Nigerian to pray for the nation, as according to him, the country needs prayers now more than ever before owing to the unrelenting security and other challenges facing it.
While felicitating with the Muslim ummah, the first-class monarch urged the political class to improve the common lots of the people.
Lawan urged them to remember the Holy Month as a period of fasting, sober reflection, self-discipline and sacrifice.
Abubakar made the call on Friday in a statement by Prof. Sambo Junaidu, Chairman, Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs, Sultanate Council, Sokoto.
The ultimatum was said to have been handed over to Kukah by a group based in Sokoto, Sokoto State.
Abubakar made the call in a statement on Friday.
Kalu said this on Thursday while felicitating with the Muslim Ummah on the occasion of the 2020 Eid-el-Kabir.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Dhul-Qadah is the 11th month in the Islamic Calendar, which comes before the 12th month of Dhul-Hijja, when Muslim Ummah perform annual Hajj.
Abiodun, in a statement he personally signed and made available to newsmen in Abeokuta, sent his condolences to the people of Egbaland in particular, the state and the Muslim Ummah in general.
Edo Council of Traditional Rulers will, on January 2, 2020, embark on fasting and prayer to seek God’s intervention in the ongoing crisis in the state.
A new Executive Secretary for the Muslim Ummah of Southwest Nigeria, Prof. Muslih Tayo Yahya, has formally assumed office as the Chief Executive Officer of the umbrella body of all Muslims in the South West of Nigeria.
The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar 111, has directed Muslims in the country to watch out for the new lunar month of Safar 1440 A.H. from Tuesday.
The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has directed the Muslim Ummah to look for the new moon of Dhul Hijjah 1439AH from Sunday August 12.
An Islamic group, the Muslim Ummah of South West Nigeria, has called on Nigerians particularly those who have attained the age of voting, especially in the South-West to collect their Permanent Voter Cards to be able to participate in the 2019 general elections.
The group, under the aegis of South Eastern Muslims of Nigeria, also congratulated the leaderships of the Ummah, led by the Sultan of Sokoto and President General of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’adu Abubakar II, for guidance, which has led to the unity of the Muslims of Nigeria in observing the holy month without differences.