NASFAT, Islamic leader, urge prayers for peace, progress of nation at Ramadan
Besides, the society has also distributed foodstuffs including rice worth millions of naira to its members in tune with the dictate of the fasting period
Speaking at the presentation of the gifts, the Osogbo branch chairman of the society, Alhaji Abdul Rasheed Adeyemo said the gesture was part of concerted effort at promoting welfare of members and non-members in the society.
Adeyemo, who decried the level of poverty in the country said NASFAT would continue to pray for the leadership for good governance and a quick turnaround of the economy.
He said the society had also mapped out spiritual and charity programmes to raise the standard of living of people in the country.
In a remark, the Osogbo branch Missioner, Alhaji Isak Lawal noted the society decided to donate the items in line with the sunnah of Prophet Mohammed and Islamic injunctions.
Meanwhile an Islamic leader and Asiwaju Musulumi of Yorubaland, Khamis Olatunde Badmus has en joined adherents to use the Ramadan period to pray for President Muhammadu Buhari, economic recovery and quick end to terrorism by Boko Haram in the country.
In a statement by his Special Assistant on Media and Public Affairs, Dawood Ajetunmobi, the Aare Musulumi described Ramadan as a month of forgiveness, redemption and mercy to the mankind urging muslims to use the period to pray for Allah to heal the country.
His words, ‘’I enjoin Islamic faithful to show the true spirit of Islam during this Holy month by remembering Nigerians in the Northern part of the county who have been adversely affected and are facing immense difficulties and hardship in the hands of Boko Haram sect’’.
“We need to offer special prayers to Allah Almighty to alleviate the suffering of our fellow brothers and sisters in the North and grant them relief,” the statement added.
He urged Muslims not lose sight of the need to show extraordinary commitment in worshiping Allah and generosity by sharing iftar and extend charity to those in need.
He also asked the Muslim community to use the opportunity provided by Ramadan to pray to Allah to endow President Muhammadu Buhari with Solomon wisdom to be able to steer the ship of the nation to a safe haven.
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