The President of the Senate, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has congratulated the Muslim Umma on the occasion of this year’s Maulud Nabiy describing it as another opportunity to remember the virtues of the Holy Prophet,
In a message by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Eseme Eyiboh, the Senate President said Prophet Mohammed left behind positive marks on humanity for which his followers should emulate.
The Senate President thereby urged all to draw on the virtues of patience, perseverance and the message of peace which he said should be assimilated by everyone from Prophet Mohammed towards the collective goal of a greater and more peaceful nation.
Senator Akpabio enjoined the faithful to increase their prayers for those in authority and for the nation.
Similarly, the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Barau Jibrin, has appealed to fellow Muslims to use the occasion to reflect on the virtues of Prophet Muhammad.
In a message signed by his Special Adviser Media and Publicity, Ismail Mudashir, described the noble Prophet as a role model to all,and urged muslims to imbibe the lessons of compassion, peace, and support for one another as preached .