Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege has come out to say that Nigerians must pick the lessons from the holy month of Ramadan by focusing on personal sacrifices and self-denial.
Omo Agege recently came out to say that Nigeria needs prayers and peaceful coexistence to overcome its current challenges amid the pandemic.
According to him, Eid el-Fitr does not only mark the end of fasting, kindness and good deeds during the holy month of Ramadan, it should also be seen as a way of lifting the world towards being a much better place.
He added that muslims should be hailed for making an unusual sacrifice by avoiding large gatherings to celebrate the year’s Ramadan.
His words, “Today, the health challenge is a test for all our Muslim brothers and sisters but while being unable to congregate, it has enabled them to repair and build stronger bonds with their families, especially as children have been encouraged to join in the prayers and fasting at home.
“Nonetheless, Eid-el-Fitr encourages Muslims to reflect on themselves and draw closer to Allah; reflect on the lessons learned during this special Ramadan and show compassion to the less fortunate and needy.
“During the fasting period, bodies became weaker but the human spirit became enriched. I join all Muslims in praying that the world will recover from the prevailing pandemic, that the wounds of division become healed in Nigeria and that all citizens can enjoy the realization of the Buhari administration’s goal of attaining better standards of living.”