A Ramadan lecture which was held at the JIBWIS Masjid, Nataco Junction Lokoja, Kogi State, which was convened by the Nigeria League of Imams Kogi State Chapter, had the Hon Commissioner for Solid Minerals and Natural Resources, Hon Engr Abubakar Bashiru Gegu in attendance as the Chairman of the event.
The event had the theme
” THE ROLE OF MUSLIMS IN THE DECAYING CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY”
Imam Danjuma Khalid, who gave lecture at the event, identified so many problems affecting the Muslim Ummah of today.
He further more explained how the internet today has made some fellows immoral, and he urges Parents/Guardians to educate their children to stay far from social vices.
He called on the Muslims to be good Ambassador of their religion so that the blessings of Allah shall be upon them.
Recitation of the Holy Qur’an was made by Imam Muhammad Aliyu
The scholar who furthermore discussed the virtues of Ramadan with regards to the problems of corruption, spousal relations, parenting and moral decadence among youths. The scholar identified the need for Muslims to retrace their steps during this fasting period and become better Muslims, to ensure that the Sunnah of the Holy Prophet Muhammad S.A.W is been emulated.
Imam Danjuma Khalid, also drew attention to the increasing spate of the rape of babies among citizens and called on the Muslims to use the period of Ramadan to condemn and preach against such evil practice.
He also called for more robust prosecutions relating to the rape cases.
The function witnessed prayers for the state and Nation at large and was attended by the Kogi State Commissioner for Solid Minerals and Natural Resources Hon Engr Abubakar Bashiru Gegu, Representative of different Mosques accross the state, The Lokoja LGA Supervisory councilor on budget and planning, and a cross section of Muslims from across the state.
The State Commissioner for Solid Minerals and Natural Resources while giving a closing remark urged the Muslim to be prayerful and follow the ways of Allah and his Prophet. He Donated the Sum of One Hundred Thousand Naira in cash for the upliftments of the Organization.
He further more urged the Muslims not to relent in praying for the Executive Governor of Kogi State His Excellency Governor Yahaya Adoza Bello as it’s about time for him to move Nigeria to a greater height.