The deputy Speaker House of Representatives, Rtd. Hon Idris Ahmed Wase has called on all Muslims to pray for peace and progress as well as stability in Nigeria.
The deputy speaker made the call in a message felicitating with the Umma on the celebration of the birth (Maulud) of the Prophet Mohammed peace and blessings of Allah be upon him.
In a press release signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Deputy Speaker, Umar Muhammad Puma, Wase called on the Muslims to renew the bond of love, Unity and understanding, he also called on religious leaders to use the period and spread love.
“As we mark this year’s Eid Maulud, I wish to rejoice with our Muslim brothers and sisters and to urge that we take advantage of the occasion to renew our bond of unity and to continue to pray for peace, progress and stability of the nation,” e said.
“I want to Muslims our youth to emulate the teachings and virtues of the holy prophet and always resist individuals or groups that may saw seeds of vision and hatred among them by inciting violence and instigating them against each other.
“The life of Prophet Muhammad and his teachings is filled with piety, unity, charity, peaceful coexistence, and good neighborliness. I urged us all to emulate these virtues and live in peace as we march towards building a nation of our dream.”