As Muslims all over the world celebrate the birthday of Prophet Muhammed,the immediate past ALGON Chairman in Oyo State, Prince Ayodeji Abass-Aleshinloye (MDII), has urged every Nigerian of Islamic faith to offer special prayers for the peace, progress and continued unity of the country.
Abass-Aleshinloye, in a statement issued on Monday, urged Muslims to use the occasion of the remembrance and celebration of the birth of Prophet Mohammed to imbibe and promote the virtues of humility, love, peace, harmony and mutual co-existence which the prophet exemplified.
He also called for prayers for Nigeria to overcome its current economic challenges and insecurity.
“Maulud Nabiyy is a special period that calls for sober reflections and special prayers to the Almighty for the peace, progress and continued unity of the country. We must also put aside our ethnic, religious and political differences and come together to build a more united and peaceful country,” he added.