30 July 2020 by James Itodo
The president of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan
heartily felicitates with all Nigerians and in particular the Muslim Ummah on the occasion of this year’s Eid El Kabir.
Senator Lawan who describes the
Eid El Kabir, as an Islamic feast of sacrifice, said it was very significant to Muslims as it reminds them of the imperative of unconditional obedience to Allah, the Most Merciful.
“Through total submission to His will, we can confidently confront our challenges as individuals and as a nation, assured that Allah will intervene decisively at the most appropriate moment” He stressed.
The president of the Senate advises Nigerian to continue to seek the face of the Almighty in their various national wars, be it insecurity or the COVID-19 pandemic, and as they strive to make Nigeria a comfortable home for all its citizens.
“As we celebrate the feast of sacrifice with worship, I enjoin us to be mindful of the risk of the COVID-19 pandemic and adhere strictly to the safety protocols prescribed by our public health authoritiesThe National Assembly is collaborating with the Executive in responding to the pandemic as it affects our economy and general public system.
Those of us in leadership positions must continue to be aware of our covenant of service with the Nigerian people. On our part as your elected representatives and lawmakers, we pledge to always respect your trust and serve your best interests.In this regard, the National Assembly in the past one year, has passed many bills and resolutions and conducted many public hearings to strengthen the operations of government and enhance public service delivery.We shall continue on the same path and are confident of making the desired impacts, with your understanding and invaluable support. The Senate President highlighted.
He therefore wished all muslims happy festival and urged them to celebrate responsibly, in line with the general dictates of the faith.