The Member representing Jos North/Bassa federal constituency at the National Assembly, Haruna Maitala has felicitated with Muslims and the entire people of his constituency on the occasion of this year Eid-el-Kabir Sallah celebration.
The Media Consultant to Hon. Haruna Maitala (Turakin Jere) member representing Jos North/Bassa Federal constituency in the National Assembly, Mr Joseph . A .Adudu in a press released signed.
He urged parents ,guardians to ensure their children eschew violence during the month of celebration.
Maitala disclosed that the celebration mark the commemoration of Property Ibrahim’s life of sacrifice and obedience to Almighty God.
Hon Haruna tasked clerics and parents to observe the teaching of Islamic calendar on living in peace and harmony for a progressive country.
He noted that to ensure and achieved religious tolerance and peaceful coexistence among the different ethnic and religious groups in the country, clerics and parents must continue to embrace the virtue of sacrifice and strive towards building a peaceful society where all can live in harmony without resorting to violence.
Hon. Maitala particularly enjoined Muslim ummah in his constituency to strive hard to strengthen the bond of mutual understanding and respect followers of other religions. “We must make sacrifices to strengthen the ties between us as well as with followers of other religions by constant demonstration of righteous inclination through kindness, love, generosity, sincerity and forgiveness.
“It is only by so doing that we would promote the ideals of Islam which in turn, would engender peace and harmony, thus, ushering-in socio-economic development and transformation of our constituency and by extension, the state and the country at large”.
On the COVID-19 pandemic that has ravaged the world, Hon. Maitala advised constituents to take responsibility of their safety by ensuring strict adherence to safety protocol.