- Atiku has congratulated Muslims as they mark the Maulud celebration in remembrance of the birth of Prophet Muhammad
- The former VP also call for religious tolerance in the country
- According to him, Prophet Muhammad was a paragon of peace, humility and justice for all
Muslims in Nigeria have been urged to promote love, unity and understanding. This call was made by former vice president Atiku Abubakar in his message to Muslims in the country to mark the Maulud celebration in remembrance of the birth of Prophet Muhammad.
According to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential aspirant during the 2019 general election, religious tolerance is a prerequisite for stable and peaceful country.
He said it is necessary for religious leaders to use their positions of influence to spread love, tolerance and respect for others who are different.
Going further, he urged that religious leaders must also be alert to any threat to peace on account of incendiary utterances in the name of preaching. He said peace and tolerance are essential for practising our individual faith happily.
Atiku added that Prophet Muhammad was a paragon of peace, humility and justice for all.
Hence, he called on every he called on every faithful to follow his examples in words and actions.
Meanwhile, recall that Legit.ng reported that Ahmad Lawan, Nigeria's Senate president felicitated with Muslim faithful as they celebrate Eid-El-Maulud.
Lawan said that Nigerian Muslims should follow peace, tolerance, justice and love exemplified in the life of the prophet.
The Senate president also said that the National Assembly will continue to do its utmost to make laws that will better the lives of Nigerians.
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