The member representing Aljingi, Gaya and Albasu federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon Abdullahi Mahmud Gaya, has called on Muslims to imbibe the spirit of sacrifice and love as they join their counterparts across the world to celebrate this year’s Eid-el-Kabir celebrations.
This is contained in a Sallah message issued to newsmen in Kano.
He noted that the period of the celebration was a clarion call for Muslims to imbibe the lessons of the season such as selfless service to God and humanity, sacrifice and sincere commitment to righteous conducts in their private and public life.
Hon Abdullahi Mahmud Gaya further said
the significance of the season should be beyond the festivities, adding that the real essence was not in the meat or the blood of the animal but to encourage piety, self-discipline and sacrifice.
He called on all Nigerians to exhibit these values for the good of the country, emphasizing the need for constructive criticisms for improved governance, which he said, must be separated from incitements in order to move the state and country forward, saying there is need for ummah to use the period to pray for peace and unity in the country .
He congratulated the leadership of the National Assembly, people of his constituency and all Muslims ummah in the country for the opportunity by Allah to enable them witness yet another celebration.