The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, has charged Muslims
resident in the Federal Capital Territory to pray for the nation as
they celebrate this year’s Eid-el-Fitr.
The Minister, who gave this charge in a Sallah Message today
congratulated Muslim faithful across the country on the completion of
the month long Ramadan fast.
Malam Bello urged Muslims to use the occasion to pray for the nation,
reflect on the lessons learnt during the preceding month of Ramadan.
He further urged them to continue to imbibe the teachings of Ramadan
in their daily lives, which are premised on selflessness, sacrifice,
patience, modesty and spirituality.
His words: “I enjoin you to continue to pray for the nation as it
strives to overcome developmental challenges that all nations go
through in their history”.
The Minister also called for prayers for the success of the country’s
leadership, under President Muhammadu Buhari (GCFR), for Allah to
continue to guide, protect and give him the wisdom to steer the
affairs of the state.
Malam Bello enjoined all Nigerians irrespective of their religious
belief and political inclination to continue to live in peace and
harmony with one another; advising, “we should be our brothers’
The Minister used the occasion to admonish residents to key into the
Household and Community Sanitation Campaign of his Administration in
order to put Abuja environment on a sound pedestal, which will impact
positively on their overall health condition.
“Improved personal hygiene and removal of environmental nuisances
across the Federal Capital Territory, will remain on the front burner
of the current FCT Administration and collaboration with the residents
in this area will go a long way for the success of the campaign,” the
Muhammad Hazat Sule, FCAI
Deputy Director / Chief Press Secretary,