The Honourable commissioner of Finance, Budget and Economic planning, has sent greetings to Muslim faithful in Kogi west, the entire State and around the world as they commence the 1442 AH Ramadan fasting, following the sighting of the moon.
In a statement issued by his media assitant, Mukadam Asiwaju Asiru Idris, FCA described the month of Ramadan as a period of spiritual uplift and complete devotion to Almighty Allah, encouraged Muslims to take advantage of the Holy month to strengthen their commitment to the service of Allah and humanity.
MAAI further said: “I congratulate Muslim faithful in Kogi state and around the globe for witnessing yet another blessed month of Ramadan. We thank Allah who has made this possible.
“As we all know, Ramadan is a period of spiritual uplift and complete devotion to Almighty Allah. We must therefore, take advantage of this Holy month to strengthen our commitment to the service of Allah and humanity.
“We must also endeavour to increase our acts of kindness and generosity by showing love and extending hands of support to the poor and the needy, as it was the usual practice of Prophet Muhammad (SAW).
“I pray to Allah to accept all our acts of worship in this blessed month and reward us all abundantly.”
The commissioner also urged Muslims and Kogites in general to seize the opportunity of the Holy month to intensify prayers for the continued peace, progress and development of
Kogi state in particular and Nigeria in general.