… Describes the insecurity toga being associated with Muslims as unacceptable and against the essence of Islam
A Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze has felicitated with Muslim faithful on the celebration of the 2019 Eid – el Kabir, urging citizens to promote religious harmony, peaceful coexistence and tolerance which are core prerequisites for unity and development of any society.
The erstwhile National Publicity Secretary of the defunct New Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP) in his Sallah message released to newsmen in Port Harcourt on Sunday tasked all brothers and sisters of the Islamic faith to reflect on the symbolic lessons of faith and obedience attached to the spiritual doctrine of sacrifice and its attendant benefits to humanity and apply same in their day to day activities and relationship with people for the good of our dear nation.
Eze who spent most of his youthful years in Adamawa State and developed close association with who is who in the State including the late Lamido of Adamawa, Aliyu Musdafa and the incumbent Lamido, Muhammadu Barkindo Aliyu Musdafa reiterated that the insecurity toga being associated with Muslims is unacceptable as it is against the essence of Islam and urged Muslims in Nigeria to look inward and fish out the bad eggs amongst them who are hellbent of causing confusion and give bad name to the Muslim Community in Nigeria considering the fact that we have been living in unity and brotherhood since the Independence of our nation in 1960
The APC stalwart urged Muslims to use the occasion to pray for peace, unity and economic development of Nigeria as well as for all strata of leaders in the country.
He called on security operatives to be more proactive to their responsibility of securing lives and property before, during and after the Eid-el-Kabir celebration.
The APC chieftain described the spiritual period as a time for Muslims to reflect on the life of total obedience, submission and humility exemplified by Prophet Mohammed to the instructions of the Almighty Allah.
Chief Eze further appealed to Nigerians to pray for those in positions of authority in order to have a better nation, and prayed God to grant Nigerians more years to celebrate in sound health and prosperity, wishing all Muslims a hitch free celebration.