In the spirit of Allah’s blessings fully embedded in this sacred month of Ramadan, the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) under the leadership of His Eminence,Alh Muhammad Sa‘ad Abubakar, the President-General of the Council and Sultan of Sokoto, hereby felicitates with the Muslim Ummah throughout the country, on the apt commencement of this year’s Ramadan, wishing them all RAMADAN KARIM!
The Council particularly thanks the Governor of Bayelsa State, His Excellency Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson for the symbolic act of the paid advertisement of his felicitation with Nigerian Muslims over the commencement of Ramadan thereby displaying a good understanding of the letters of religious tolerance in a pluralistic society like Nigeria. It is a gesture worthy of emulation.
The Council also thanks and appreciates the marvellous gesture of on board special Ramadan service by Dana Airline and urges all other corporate bodies to always extend to Islam and its festivities the usual courtesies.
Meanwhile, we urge the entire Muslim Ummah to use this period of Ramadan to pray for peace and tranquility in our nation. We must resist all provocations to violence and pray for our leaders at all levels for Allah’s guidance and justice.
We also call on all leaders to be conscious of Allah and discharge fully their responsibility to the followers.