Muslims have been charged to embrace, Peace, Love, Unity and cultivate habits of forgiveness as well as embarking on fervent prayers for the sustainability of the democratic rule in Nigeria.
The Council of Imams Lagos State House of Assembly Muslim Community made the remark as part of activities in commemoration of ‘IDUL Adha
According to the Council, Nigerians need Peace , prayers that would restore the past glory of the country.
The council however highlighted the importance of ‘Idul Adha which is one of the two festivals in Islam. It is an occasion to celebrate the willingness of Prophet Ibrahim to sacrifice his son, Ismail, in submission to Allah’s command.
The essence of celebrating ‘Idul Adha is to imitate the sacrifice done by Prophet Ibrahim. He was instructed by God to sacrifice his son, Ismail, he obeyed and did not argue with God.
The council also indicated the types of animals that it’s used for the celebration which includes ram, cow, camel amongst others.
The council used the medium to celebrate one of the Imams ,Alhaji Abdulqadir Oludotun Omoyele who was recently appointed as the chief of staff to the Speaker, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Ajayi OBASA which took effect since last week.