As millions of Nigerian Muslims join their counterparts across the world to celebrate the Eid-el-Fitri, a nonpartisan sociopolitical forum Confluence 21 Forum has called on Muslims Ummah to use the festive period to reflect on the lessons of the Ramadan and pray for the peace and unity of Nigeria as a nation.
The Convener of the forum Comrade Benjamin Jeremiah made the call on Monday while felicitating with Muslims faithfuls on this year Eid-el-Fitri celebration.
He said Ramadan symbolises Allah’s way of teaching humanity the attitude of living a virtuous life, where people keep away from all forms of impurities and experience denial of several forms of comfort.
He added that this year Eid-el-Fitri celebration is coming at a time when the country is being confronted with insecurity, economic hardship, adding that, only prayers and forgiveness from Almighty Allah will bring total turn around in the nation.
Comrade Benjamin Jeremiah stressed further that, Nigeria is approaching towards another electioneering year hence the need for all hands to be on deck to ensure that the unity and development of this nation is not drag to the mud.
The C21 Forum also used the festive season to congratulate the prople of Kogi State especially the youths for the success of the 30 days fast and Sallah celebration.
He urged Kogites to be patient and prayerful for their is light at the end of the tunnel” he said.
Eid-El-Fitri celebration marks the end of the Ramadan fast and is celebrated by Muslims worldwide.