By Abubakar Abdullahi
The Emir Of Biu in Borno state Alhaji Dr. Mustapha Umar Mustapha II has urged Muslims to exhibit peace, mutual respect and tolerance as they celebrate the Eid-el-Kabir.
Dr Mustapha, who stated this on Wednesday during Eid at Biu, asked Muslims to remember that the season is one to give thanks to the Almighty Allah for sparing our lives as individuals and families to celebrate.
According to him, Eid-el-Kabir teaches and reminds Muslims the meaning of sacrifice, love, and forbearance with God and in relationships with one another.
In his message, Alhaji Ibrahim Shehu Birma the Birma Biu called for prayers and unity of purpose among Nigerians during this period of Eid-el-Kabir.
He urged Nigerians to be patriotic and nationalist, reminding them to no country is better than Nigeria.
He further urged Muslims to use the opportunity of Eid-el-Kabir to pray for leaders to have foresight to enable them solve challenges bedeviling the nation.
He called on Muslims to imbibe the habit of sacrifice and love for one another as characterised by the Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW).
The Emir congratulates all Muslims compatriots for marking this year’s Eid-el-Kabir.
The prayer was led by the Imam of the Biu Central Mosque, Malam Muhammad Ibini Yusuf Imamul Eidini .