The Federation of Muslim Women’s Associations in Nigeria (FOMWAN) National Amirah, Hajia Rafiah Sanni, BOT and members have congratulated the Entire Muslim Ummah on the celebration of the birthday of Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBOH).
According to a statement signed on behalf of the Association by the Chairperson, Publications Committee, Biliqees Oladimeji, FOMWAN appreciated that the celebration this year is on the heels of the Global survival of the second wave of the Corona Virus which is devastating the world and negatively impacted on the socio economic lives of the whole world.
The state reads: “The celebration of the Holy Prophet Muhammmad should transcend the pomp and pageantry, rather, FOMWAN advocates for sober reflection on the Life and Times of the Prophet whose lives and deeds have remained indelible in the sand of history and unforgettable in the minds of the followers of the Religion of Peace.
“Specifically FOMWAN calls for concerted efforts to maintain unity and uniformity of Islam as a universal religion with unique characteristics and human friendly features.
“We call on Muslims to emphasize areas of agreements rather than areas of disagreements as a formidable team.
“The Association Calls on the Federal Government to improve security in the Educational Institutions especially as it affects the Girl child safe learning environment and need for every woman to engage in skillful ventures that would make them job providers rather than job seekers for interest free Financial facility.
“FOMWAN expresses deep concern over the increasing rate of Drug abuse by Youths who got into the habit through Peer influence; while commending NDLEA for the renewed and escalated fight against drug trafficking, we appeal to Government at all levels to ensure that children are protected from accessing these dangerous substances.
“We call for a deep reflection on the virtues of the Holy Prophet Muhammad such as peaceful co-existence, Good neighborliness, and equal opportunities for all.
“We call on our Leaders to embark on Governance that will further unite the Nation, Secure and Improve the safety of our Road networks, ensure economic Stability for the benefit of the entire nation.
“FOMWAN once again congratulates all Muslims on this auspicious occasion, celebrating the Holy Prophet Muhammad and pray that we witness many more years in peace.