Dokaji of Lokoja, Alhaji Kilani Hassan has congratulated Muslim ummah and His Royal Highness Maigari of Lokoja , Alhaji (Dr) Muhammadu Kabir Maikarfi 111,on the occasion of this year’s eidil-Adha.
Hassan who called for tolerance and religious harmony at all times, urged Islamic faithful to reflect on the essence of the festival, which he described as the “Festival of Sacrifice.”
He stated that with the Eid-el-Kabir, the Almighty Allah (SWT) is teaching humanity about the virtues of total submission to His will, adding that human beings must learn to put God first in all situations.
The statement read in part : “The Eid-el-Kabir presents an opportunity for us to reflect on the faith, with which Ibrahim (AS) willingly agreed to sacrifice his only son and was set to let go of his prized asset, just in obedience to the command of Allah (SWT)
Once again, I congratulate all my Muslim brothers and sisters and our community,” the Dokaji stated.