By Our Reporter, Toto.
It was another moment joyous today as the people of Umaisha development area of Toto local government massive turnout for this year’s Eid el-Kabir prayer.
The event according to our correspondent who was on ground report that it was successfully observed in the ancient town of Umaisha, Toto LG political leader, the Speaker of the State Assembly Alh. Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi who joined the First Class Traditional ruler of the area HRH. Alh.Usman Abdullahi the Ohimege Opanda for the Sallah festival in Umaisha.
Other leaders present include Justice Yahaya Mohammed Usman, Khadi Sharia Court of Appeal Lafia who double as Chief Imam of Umaisha led the prayer and called on Muslims to use the month of blessing and sacrifice to pray for the many challenges facing the society and extend hands of love to the needy among them.
Speaking after the special prayers at his palace the Ohimegye Opanda, HRH. Alhaji Usman Abdullahi congratulated muslim faithful and people of Toto local government for successful celebration.
Alhaji Abdullahi enjoined his people to be security conscious and support government effort in that direction, just as he make a case for improve standard of education among his people.
On his part, the Speaker of the State Assembly Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi appreciated the royal father for providing the people the needed leadership, urged the people to always work for peace, unity and progress of the area.
Alhaji Balarabe Abdullahi while commending the present administration called for more support for APC and Gov. Abdullahi Sule whom he said have great passion for the people.
Highlight at the sallah activities in Umaisha was paying of homage by various group to the royal father.
Eid-el-Kabir: Toto/Gadabuke Lawmaker Drums Support For APC, Gov. Sule, Speaker Balarabe
Hon. Usman Labaran Shafa on Tuesday joined his people at Shafan Kwatto to observe the Eid el-Kabir prayer amidst jubilations.
Hon. Labaran Usman Shafa is the member representing Toto/Gadabuke constituency from Toto local government area and has open love over tremendous development in his Constituency.
Hon. Shafa who is the Chairman House Committee on Health emphasized the need for his people to live in peace and unity with one another irrespective of their affiliations.
The Lawmaker called for more support and understanding of his people with the APC led government for more democratic dividends.
Shafa emphasized the need for his people to give Gov. Abdullahi Sule and Speaker Balarabe Abdullahi all the needed support to succeed.
He said Gov. Sule and Speaker Balarabe have the people at heart hence the need to give them all the necessary support and prayers to succeed in the tasks ahead of them.
Global Times Nigeria report that the prayer was led by the Chief Imam of the area Mallam Muhammed Akawu who enjoined believers to live a purposeful lives that will give room for a better society and enable them gain heaven.
Highlight was visitations and homage by the lawmaker to critical stakeholders and community leaders.
Defend Yourselves Against Bandits, Kidnappers – Ohimegye of Opanda-Umaisha Tells Subjects
By Sadiq Abubakar and Yahaya Idris, Nasarawa.
The Ohimegye of Opanda-Umaisha in Toto local government area of Nasarawa state, His Royal Highness (HRH) Alhaji Usman Abdullahi, has called on his subjects to defend themselves against bandits, kidnappers and other criminal elements terrorising the Kingdom.
Alhaji Abdullahi, made the call while speaking with newsmen shortly after he joined other Muslims to observed two raka’at prayers at Eid prayer ground to mark the Eid-el-kabir celebration in the area on Tuesday.
He said despite efforts by the state government to tackle insecurity across the state, activities of armed bandits and kidnappers has been causing nightmare to his people, saying the only option was for his people to defend themselves against the criminals.
“We can’t leave the issue of security in the hands of the government alone, my advise is that my people, including our women should stand firm and defend themselves against these bandits, kidnappers and other criminals that has been causing us a sleepless night,” he said.
He also lamented over the falling standard of education in his kingdom, saying the kingdom has no qualified teachers at primary and secondary levels.
The monarch therefore urged residents of the area to continue to live in peace and harmony with each, even as he cautioned the youth engaging in any form of social vices in the area.
Also speaking, the speaker of the state house assembly, Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi, called on people of the area to be committed to prayers in order for the country to overcome security challenges.
He also urged the youth not to allowed any politician to use them to cause confusion that will degenerate to break down of law and order, while he advised them to be law abiding to constituted authorities.
Bissimilahi Tajudeen Ibrahim fete Muslim Brethren On The Occasion OF Eid-el-Kabir
By Our Reporter, Lokoja.
A staunch supporter of the ruling All Progressives from the western senatorial district of Kogi State, Prince Bissimilahi Tajundeen Ibrahim has congratulated Governor Yahaya Bello and the entire Muslim brethren as they mark yet another eid el kabir festival climaxing the First 19 days of Dhul-hijjah 1442AH(2021).
In his salah message today which was made available to Media houses in Lokoja, Bissimilahi harped on the need for the adherents of Prophet Mohammad (SAW) to allow the reason for the season which are anchored on love, kindness, alm- giving, Peace, sacrifice as exemplified by the Holy Prophet to permeate them while making spiritual reflection the reason for the period.
“On this blessed occasion we wish that eid el kabir festival brings forth Peace, safety ,security, unity, and love amongst all citizens- -this is another opportunity for all the people to come togather and unite against all ills in our Society.
“This is also a clarion call especially on religious and traditional rulers to encourage our citizens to love one another and always show love and compassion’.
“We urge citizens to seize this ample opportunity of Eid el -kabir festival to pray for Kogi state and the country as a whole to fight against all forms of insecurity that is currently facing it. “
While appealing to the citizens to maintain Peace and orderliness during the salah celebration, Bissimilahi wishes all muslim brethren a colourful celebration.
Global Times Nigeria report that Prince
Bissimilahi Tajudeen Ibrahim was a former Western Senatorial aspirant under the podium of APC in Kogi State.
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