Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello has admonished the Muslim Ummah to emulate the unique conduct and exemplary lifestyle of Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him towards the advancement of a better society.
The governor, in a message to commemorate this year’s Eid-el Maulud signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Malam Jibrin Baba Ndace, said the society would be a better place to live in for all if every Muslim would abide by and act in accordance with the teachings of the Holy Prophet.
Governor Sani-Bello noted that the life of Prophet, from birth to death, is not only a lesson for those who reflect but an antidote or a panacea to the numerous socio-political and economic woes confronting the Ummah.
He said Prophet and indeed Islam generally preached peace, tolerance, unity and cohesion, stressing that it is only on those platform that the society could progress and not through indecent and deviant behaviors.
“We join all Muslim Ummah in celebrating the messenger of Allah through whom the Glorious Qur’an was revealed to mankind. Indeed, the life the prophet lived should always serve as an inspiration to the faithful and his piety as a model for all of us,” the governor said.
He also used the opportunity to call on the political class to eschew bitterness, rancor and any other acts that would infringe on the social stability of the state in particular and the nation as a whole.
Governor Sani-Bello reiterated his administration resolve to take developmental projects to the door steps of the electorates, stressing that the APC-led administration remains the most credible, virile and trusted that will bring service delivery closer to the people and enhance sustainable development across the state for the collective good of all.