By Amuda Dan Sulaiman Fab
A Cheiftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Kogi State, Hon.
Muhammed Ibukun Abubakar Bukky,
has felicitated with the Nigerian Muslim family, as they begin the month-long Ramadan fast.
A statement from Bukky, circulated to journalists in Lokoja on Friday, appealed to Nigerians to pray for peace, justice, equality and harmony in the nation noting that “Ramadan is a time for charity, reflection and sacrifice”.
The statement quoted the philanthropist as describing “Islam as a religion of peace whose adherents practice true love and religious harmony; seek mutual coexistence, and pursue positive development of human kind.
He, advised Muslims to use the opportunity of the Ramadan fast to reflect on the state of the nation and the need to unite all Nigerians irrespective of religion, political or ethnic background.
The APC bigwig also urged his people in Lokoja local government area to use the period of Ramadan to seek the wisdom of Allah in choosing visionary and development driven leaders in the 2023 general elections.
“I urge all my people in Lokoja local government area to use the opportunity presented by this Ramadan to seek the face of Allah on the leaders he wants for our dear state.
“May Allah accept your entire fast and bless your homes in this Holy Month and May He help us to use this Ramadan to become better”, Bukky said.