EID-EL MAULUD: Kalu Preaches Harmony
Former Governor of Abia State and Chief Whip of the Senate, Dr. Orji Kalu has enjoined the muslim ummah to earnestly pray for the peace and harmony of the nation on the occasion of Eid-el Maulud
Sen. Kalu who described the season as an opportunity for the Muslim community across the country to imbibe the teachings of the holy Qur’an as exemplified by Prophet Muhammad (SAW), admonished them to uphold the exemplary life of the latter.
Kalu, while acknowledging the imperative of peaceful co-existence among all ethnic groups in Nigeria regardless of religious faiths, called on religious leaders to use their platforms to advance the cause of nationhood, adding that no country can develop in an atmosphere of disharmony.
He said, “I congratulate our Muslim brothers and sisters on the occasion of Eid-el Maulud which commemorates the anniversary of the birth of Prophet Muhammad (SAW).
” It is a season for Nigerians regardless of age, tribal , political and religious differences to pray for leaders at all levels of government.
“The Muslim ummah must celebrate the occasion by adhering to the tenets of the holy Qur’an and exemplary leadership qualities of Prophet Muhammad in their daily pursuits.
” As a nation, we must shun actions that can polarize the country.
“We must sustain peace and unity in our communities, states and at the national level.
” Let use use this festive season to show love, affection, piety and service to humanity”.
Kalu wished the muslim community a hitch-free Eid -el maulud celebration.