Eid-el-Adha: Imbibe lessons, not merry-making, traditional rulers advice Muslims

As Muslims faithful prepare for the celebration of Eid-el-Kabir which signifies the festival of sacrifice, they have been enjoined to imbibe the lesson of the period in whatever they do rather than merry making alone.

A cross section of traditional rulers in Kwara State made this known in their submissions to the people of the state.

According to the Emir of Shonga in Edu Local government area of the state, Alhaji Ndanusa Haliru Yahaya, Muslims faithful should use the period to seek Allah’s face for favour over the pandemic that is ravaging the entire would for a way out.

Chairman, Ekiti traditional council and Olosi of Osi, Oba Saliu AbdulKareem Adasofegbe Arowobeku I urged Nigerians regardless of their religious backgrounds to share what they have with the needy in the society to enable them have sense of belonging with their counterparts.

Also speaking, chairman, Oke-Ero traditional council and Aloffa of Illofa, Oba Samuel Niyi Dada called for altitudinal change by Nigerians against inimical acts that would harm the nation but rather look inward on how best they will contribute their quota to the progress of the nation.

In his contribution, the Alamayo of Amayo in Ifelodun local government area, Oba Ibrahim Jamiu Oyebola appealed to those in the corridors of power to always seek direction from God for way out to enable them succeed in their primary assignments.

The Eggi of Oloyipo of Eggi Oyipo in Irepodun, Oba Abdulwahab Adeoye Jinad implored Nigerians regardless of their different backgrounds to remain one big family and eschew any act that can create disunity adding that where there is no peace, no meaningful development can take place.

In the same, the Aguma of Bassa in Kwara State, Aguma Daniel Zhokwo charged community and religious leaders to always lead with shining examples worthy of emulation to sustain an egalitarian society, stressing that their virtues would serve as guide for their subjects to follow towards building future leaders at their various communities for the betterment of the country.

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