Eid-el-Fitr: Muslims advised to reflect on teachings of Ramadan to ensure unity

By Efraim Joshua//:

 A philanthropist and President Masarki Group Nigeria Ltd., Alhaji Yakubu Karshi, has called on Muslim faithfuls to reflect on the lessons learnt during the preceding month of Ramadan in order to ensure unity and oneness amongst Nigerians.

Karshi made this known while distributing over 1000 bags of rice and other food items to residents of the FCT to mark the Sallah celebration.

He advised Muslims to continue to imbibe the teachings of Prophet Mohammed in their daily lives, which are premised on selflessness, sacrifice, patience, modesty and spirituality.

The philanthropist who has made it his duty to always reach out to the poor during festive period irrespective of religion or political affiliation, congratulated Muslims, especially those resident in the FCT on the completion of the 30 days Ramadan fast and the peaceful Sallah celebration.

He urged Muslims to use the period to pray for the unity of Nigeria, while reflecting on the lessons learnt during the preceding month of Ramadan fast and continue to imbibe its teachings in their daily lives.

“I enjoin you to continue to pray for the nation as it strives to the overcome the current security challenges in some parts of the country. Let us work as one, disregarding any religious and ethnic sentiment that is capable of dividing us,” he said.

He further urged residents of FCT to pray for the success of the administration of the Minister, Malam  Muhammad Bello, that Almighty Allah will continue to guide, protect and give him the wisdom to steer the affairs of the Territory. 

“The minister has demonstrated leadership capacity by conveying a marathon security meeting towards ensuring that FCT is safe for all of us, and for us to have a peaceful Sallah celebration,” he said.

He also enjoined all Nigerians irrespective of our religious belief and political inclination to continue to live in peace and harmony with one another; advising that everyone should be their brothers’ keeper and tackle the common enemy called insecurity.

The FCT born business mogul, used the occasion to admonish residents to shun crime and criminal activities in their entirety, by reporting any suspicious movement to the law enforcement agents, thereby making the FCT a better place.

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