Ramadan: Kogi Deputy Speaker Urge Muslims to Imbibe Virtues of Love, Sacrifice

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As Muslims all around the world begins fast in the holy month of Ramadan, the Deputy Speaker of Kogi State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Ahmed Mohammed has enjoined Muslims to imbibe the virtues of love, peace and sacrifice which were the attributes of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).

Ahmed, who represents Ankpa 1 constituency in the Assembly, calls for prayers to God to heal the world of the COVID-19 pandemic ravaging nations and killing people in their thousands as government strives to control the spread of the virus.

The Deputy Speaker, who specifically reminded the good people of Ankpa 1 of the power of prayers and the exploits of fasting through prayers when the children of Medina were faced with many challenges and how the Allah intervened to save the people, called for more prayers and intercessions.

The Deputy Speaker described Ramadan as one of the foundations of Islam and encouraged Muslims to uphold the significance of the Lenten season which comes with the value of repentance, self-denial and prayer.

He restated the need for simple personal hygiene and adherence to precautionary measures in order not to contract the virus and further urged Nigerians not to leave the task of nation building to the government alone, stressing the need for everyone to contributes their quota especially in the face of the worst global pandemic in history.

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