by Achadu Gabriel, Kaduna
A Kaduna faith-based organization, the ‘Interfaith Mediation Centre’ (IMC), Kaduna, has called on Muslims to use the Eid-el-Kabir celebration and prayer period to reflect and promote the ideals of true love to one another in the spirit of unity, which is the bedrock of true transformation to success and development.
IMC in small statement, issued Thursday, facilitated with the Muslim Ummah by using “this medium to wish them a Happy Eid-el-Kabir celebration. May we be favoured to celebrate it in peace and harmony.”
A statement signed by Community Peace Action Network, CPAN, also called on people of faith on this memorable occasion, to observe the guidelines on the Coronavirus as stipulated by health authorities.
“We are using this opportunity to once again call on the general public to observe the guidelines on the Coronavirus as stipulated by health authorities so that we can help prevent its spread within our homes and communities,” it stated.
It also observed that the challenges of conflicts have been devastating and terrifying time for many homes and families. “We are calling on all people to shun hate and to embrace forgiveness that will avail us all a peaceful society, while calling on the government to continue to do more to ensure that the lives and property of the people is secured.
“Once more, we are wishing our Muslim Ummah a happy and joyous Eid-el-Kabir celebration! May the blessings of Allah, SWT, continue to fill our lives with happiness now and always,” it stated