Ramadan: Abstain from worldly things, Tinubu tells Muslims
A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has admonished Muslims to abstain from food, drinks and other worldly things as the observe the month of Ramadan.
In a message shared on his official Twitter handle on Wednesday, April 14, 2021, Tinubu urged them to be guided by the spirit of sacrifice, discipline and perseverance.
He advised that such should be applied in their interactions with fellow Muslims a d also in their relations with neighbours and Nigeria of other Faith’s as well.
He said, ” during this month, adults Muslims are enjoined to abstain from food and drinks and other wordly things from dawn to sunset.
“I urge our Muslim brothers and sisters to be guided by this spirit with their interactions with their fellow Muslims but equally important also in their relations with their neighbours and Nigerians with other faith as well.
“Nigeria faces many challenges but none of these challenges can defeat us so long as we remain true to the tenets of our faith by extending the hand of brotherhood and goodness to those around us.
“We grow in strength through unity and compassion not through division and recrimination. Thus, the call and spirit of the holy month are much needed now.
“May we all join as brothers in pursuit of peace and harmony for all Muslims and non- Muslims alike.
“May Almighty Allah continue to guide us with his munificent hand and open our hearts and minds that we may have the ability to fast, worship and reap the spirit benefits of this holy month, Ramadan Mubarak”.