Etsu Nupe, Alhaji (Dr) Yahaya Abubakar has called on Nigerian Muslims to use the Eld Kabir sallah celebration as a formidable tool to rebuild the fabric of national unity and reaffirm Nigeria’s common destiny as one indivisible entity.
In a Sallah Message, the Etsu Nupe and Chairman, Council of traditional rulers on Friday expressed optimism that Nigeria would be the ultimate beneficiary of the spiritual lessons from the sallah celebration, adding that with prayers and fear of Allah, peaceful coexistence, mutual respect and love, Nigerians would tolerate one another, work together and be able to harness the abundant resources as a progressive nation.
The royal father called on the citizens to build bridges of brotherhood to harness the benefits of earthly life and the ultimate purpose of the nation’s unity.
Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar appealed to wealthy individuals in the country to assist the less privileged to enable all and sundry celebrate Idir Kabir Sallah celebration with ease.
He said, “God has endowed wealth on people not for themselves and their immediate family, but for the benefit of entire society.
The present socio-economic predicament that we are now facing requires such assistance from well to do individuals in the country.”
The monarch charged Muslims faithful in the continue to pray to God to assist President Buhari and other elected and appointed leaders to overcome the current economic meltdown.
The monarch also charged the people of his domain to send their children to school to acquire both western and Islam in knowledge.
“It is through education that they can learn how to live a good and displine life”
The tradition ruler also prayed for safe return of Nigerians who are in the holy land to perform this year’s pilgrimage.