2018 Maulud: Speaker Dogara rejoices with Muslim Ummah …calls on Muslims to replicate virtues of tolerance, piety and honesty
As Muslim faithful in Nigeria join their counterparts the world over to commemorate the Eid Maulud, the birthday of Prophet Muhammad, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara has called on the Ummah to replicate in their lives, the virtues of righteousness, honestly, charity and peaceful coexistence as exemplified by the prophet.
In a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs, Turaki Hassan, the Speaker said the celebration of Maulud is an opportunity for the adherents to renew faiths, rejuvenate their spirit and engender love in the society.
“The life of Prophet Muhammad and his teachings on piety, unity, charity, peaceful coexistence and good neighbourliness should serve as a lesson and guidance as we march towards building a nation of our dream”.
“As we mark this year’s Eid Maulud, I wish to rejoice with our Muslim brothers and sisters and to urge that we take advantage of the occasion to renew our bond of unity and love as a people of common destiny and to continue to pray for peace, progress and stability of the nation, especially as we inch closer to 2019 general elections”.