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Eid-el-fitr: Sen. Al-Makura urges continuous compassion for the needy



Sen. Umaru Al-Makura (APC, Nasarawa South) has congratulated Muslims across the country on  completion of the 30 days mandatory fasting and urged them to continue to show compassion to those in need.

This is contained in a statement signed by the senator and made available to newsmen in Lafia on Saturday.

He commended Muslims for their resilience and commitment in fulfilling one of the basic obligations of Islam, despite the harsh effects of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Al-Makura urged them to sustain and put to use  all the teachings of the Ramadan.

“Ramadan fasting teaches us the values of love, justice, equity and unity among other cherished virtues.

“As the Holy Month of Ramadan comes to an end, Muslim faithful should assess their conduct and align their behaviors to the teachings of Islam, ” he said.

Al-Makura explained that an important aspect of the adherence to the teachings of the just concluded Holy Ramadan was  the continuous compassion for those in need.

He, therefore, enjoined the Muslim faithful to continuously assist and show compassion for the needy, especially those badly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

“As a result of the lessons which  bequeath to us through Ramadan fasting, we are expected to continue to demonstrate understanding and tolerance toward one another and show compassion to those in need,” he said.

The senator also urged Nigerians to rally round the administrations of President Muhammadu Buhari and Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State to enable them to succeed and deliver more dividends of democracy to Nigerians.

“I want to solicit for fervent prayers from all my supporters and well wishers to enable me translate my mandate into true and fair representation,” he said.

Edited By: Chioma Ugboma/Oluwole Sogunle (NAN)

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