Ohanaeze Ndigbo General Assembly

The Igbo social cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo General Assembly Worldwide, has congratulated Muslims across Nigeria on the occasion of 2021 Eid-ul-Adha.

This was contained in a statement signed by the Director General, Strategic Planning and Implementations, Ohanaeze Ndigbo General Assembly Worldwide, Amb. Tony Chiemelu Obizoba, on Tuesday, July 20, 2021.

The group recalls the reason for the animal slaughtering festival, which dates back to the sacrifice and endurance of Prophet Ibrahim, which was to offer his only son, Ismail, who, together with his mother, Hajar, submitted along with Ibrahim to fulfil the will of Allah.

It said in that sacrifice of the righteous family exists lessons for Nigerian leaders and the led.

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo asked Muslim faithful to apply the lessons of the reason of Eid-ul-Adha in their day-to-day lives as state leaders and the led, adding that, “If we as a people can develop a spirit of sacrifice, we will have no difficult understanding what our problems are and be able to move on together with process of transformation embarked upon by government.”

It seizes the Sallah message to “appreciate effort of the Federal Government so far at tackling insecurity across regions and promises its continued support and cooperation with any effort of state to make Nigeria a nation of our dream,” the statement read.

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