Cleric preaches peaceful co-existence as mechanism for nation building
The National Chief Missioner, Nasrul-Lahil- Fatih Society (NASFAT), Sheikh Abdul-Azeez Morufu Onike, yesterday, said that Islam is a religion of peace, reasons faithful should continue to preach peaceful co-existence for a better society.
Speaking at the annual Ramadan lecture at the society’s headquarters along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Ogun State, themed “Fasting: the sure key to Allah’s Mercy”, he said that the month of Ramadan is a reminder to all Muslims to renew their faith and cultivate the habit of giving arms.
He stated that Islam among other thing promotes peace and tranquility among people of different colours as well as foster nation building.
Onike pointed out that during the month of Ramadan, NASFAT usually line up programmes for Muslims to broadening their knowledge about Islam, the holy month of Ramadan and other aspect of life.
Speaking earlier at the event, the guest lecturer, Associate Professor Nosiru Onibon, enjoined all Muslims to do good and preach good deeds, as it was enshrined in the holy Quran that “whoever does a good deed shall be repaid tenfold”.
He called on the president-elect to extend hands of fellowship to other contestants who participated in the just concluded 2023 general elections for ideas that will move Nigeria forward.