Hijira 1444AH: Senator Al-Makura congratulates Muslims on first Friday of the year
Senator Umaru Tanko Al-Makura
By Ibraheem Hamza Muhammad
Senator Umaru Tanko Al-Makura has once again congratulated Muslms for the first Friday of new Lunar Calendar 1444 AH.
He said in Abuja that, ” I am congratulating the entire Muslims as we commence the beginning of the Lunar Calendar year and the first Friday congregation prayer in the year in Nigeria and beyond.
“I and my family enjoin the Muslim faithful to always imbibe the teaching and practice of the prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him.
“Muslims depend on the Lunar calendar for their major religious activities including Ramadan fast, Hajj pilgrimage, Eid celebrations among others,” he said.
The Senator who is representing Nasarawa Southern Senatorial District, used the occasion to call on Nigerians to continue to preach and practice peaceful coexistence amongst all citizens and non- citizens alike for the growth and development of the country respectively.
Senator Al-Makura also called on Nigerians to abide by the law and avoid any act that may lead to breakdown of law and order.
He called on politicians and their followers to seek for acceptance without rancour.