The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Tuesday urged all Muslim faithful to use the Holy month of Ramadan to pray for the country’s progress and security.
The party stated this in a statement issued by the National Secretary,
Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), Sen. John Akpanudoedehe on the commencement of 30 days of fasting today by muslims.
Ramadan is the 9th month of the Islamic calendar and it’s considered one of the most blessed and holiest month in Islam.
Akpanudoedehe said, “As the Holy month of Ramadan which marks the commencement of 30 days of fasting begins today, the All Progressives Congress (APC) enjoin Muslim faithful to use the opportunity presented by the Holy month to come closer to the Almighty Allah.
“Ramadan, the 9th month of the Islamic calendar is considered one of the most blessed, if not the holiest month in Islam. The APC hereby urges muslims to pray for Nigeria’s shared prosperity, development and security. We should also pray for our leaders and remember to take care of the less-priviledged around us.
“We pray the Almighty Allah answer our prayers and imbue in us the spirit of sacrifice, humility, mercy and kindness.”