Kano Municipal Council Chairman, Mr Faizu Alfindiki on Monday distributed foodstuffs, cash to Imams and Islamic clerics as part of activities marking this year Eid-El Maulud.
The beneficiaries numbered to 100 was part of his gestures for the month of Maulud.
The Chairman explained that “As we’re celebrating the birth of our Noble Prophet Muhammad, Peace and Blessing of God be upon him, we feel obliged to put smiles on the faces of people.”
“I want to use this auspicious occasion to call on Muslims to align themselves with the prophet’s teachings. His teachings border on piety, charity, tolerance and peaceful co-existence, among others.”
He further enjoined faithfuls to continue to demonstrate in their lives, the good virtues of the Prophet, to engender peace and unity needed for growth and development of the country in general.”
The Chairman tasked Muslims to exhibit “good conduct, be just, preach peace, be good to their neighbours and kind to children and the aged.”
He noted that the Prophet’s message was always one of peace, truthfulness and faithfulness, adding that the celebration would provide Muslims with the opportunity to reflect on the Prophet’s deeds and pronouncements, as well as the messages He brought from Allah.