A Muslim scholar, Ustaz, Dr. Abdulfattah Adeyemi has described Ramadan Fasting in the Muslim world as bonus for Muslims, to earn God’s pleasure.
The scholar, who is the founder and director of Baynakum Family Counselling Centre, Abuja, spoke today, Sunday, as guest lecturer at the National Unity Ramadan Lecture and prayer for Nigeria, held in Abuja.
He said that Muslims should seize the opportunity of the Fasting, which may begin on May 6th, 2019, to adhere strictly to the commandments of Allah in the Holy Qur’an and the practice of Prophet Muhammad.
Ustaz Abdulfattah stressed the need for Muslims to engage in constant recitation of the Holy Qur’an, offering of gifts to the needy, being good to neighbours and other acts that would promote the fear of Allah and peaceful in the Muslims as well as promoting coexistence of humanity.
Welcoming the guests, the Chief Imam of Muhammad Lawal Memorial Jum’at Mosque in Asokoro, Abuja, Imam Lukman Amobiojo advised Muslims to use the forthcoming Fasting to seek for peace and blessing from Allah, reminding the people that the Holy Qur’an was sent down as a guide to mankind.
He said that Nigeria will need more prayers during the month of Ramadan for the country to enjoy peace, security and good leadership, adding that the prayers will benefit all the citizens at the end of the day.