As Nigerian Muslims celebrate this year’s Eid-El-Maolud, the Peoples Democratic Party has called on the leaders to imbibe in the fear of God, in line with the teachings of Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him).
The PDP made this call through a Press Release by its National Publicity Secretary, Debo Ologunagba on Wednesday, in celebration of the birth of Prophet Muhammad with Nigeria Muslim Umah.
According to the party, fear of God is the only thing that guarantees peace and unity, while reminding the public office holders that positions are given by the Almighty Allah and that all their actions will be accounted for, by the Almighty God.
The main opposition party however celebrates with Nigerians, especially the Muslims, urging them to take advantage of the occasion, to offer fervent prayers to God, for his divine intervention in the affairs of the country.
“The statement reads: September 27, 2023
“Eid-el Maulud: PDP Celebrates with Nigerians,
…Urges Fervent Prayers for the Nation
“The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) @OfficialPDPNig celebrates with Nigerians, especially the Muslim Ummah on the occasion of the Eid-el Maulud, urging them to use the day for intensive and fervent prayers to the Almighty Allah for His divine intervention in the affairs of the Nation.
“The Party also calls on Nigerians to use the occasion to reinforce the bond of unity, love and respect for one another, especially at this critical time in the life of our Nation.
“The Eid-el Maulud, the celebration of the birth of the Holy Prophet Mohammed (SAW), offers humanity an anchor in God’s love and willingness to guide mankind through obedience to His Will, righteousness, peace and eternal redemption.
“The PDP therefore calls on Nigerians, especially those holding sensitive public offices and whose decisions are central to the entrenchment of Justice, Equity and the Rule of Law in our Nation, to use the occasion to imbibe the fear of God in line with the teachings of the Holy Prophet, as this is the only to guarantee peace and stability in the polity.
“Such officials must note that positions are given by the Almighty Allah and that all their actions will be accounted for before Him.
“The PDP felicitates with Nigerians and wishes them a happy Eid-el Maulud celebration.
“Hon. Debo Ologunagba
National Publicity Secretary.”