Hajj 2022: Mallam Saliu Mustapha Congratulates Pilgrims, Urges Them To Pray For Nigeria
You are going to be amongst the over one million pilgrims in Mecca, in the largest congregation on earth, performing one of your cardinal obligations as Muslims.
Kwara Central senatorial candidate under the All Progressive Congress APC, Mallam Saliu Mustapha, congratulated the 2022 hajj pilgrims urging them to pray for Nigeria.
Mallam Mustapha disclosed this on Wednesday to the newsmen, in Ilorin, Kwara State.
According to the Turaki of Ilorin, “As you prepare to partake in this year’s Hajj, I write to send you my best wishes on this exciting journey of faith.
“You are going to be amongst the over one million pilgrims in Mecca, in the largest congregation on earth, performing one of your cardinal obligations as Muslims.
He added that there are several things that Hajj teaches us: unity, brotherhood and sacrifice. In Hajj, Muslims all over the world will join you in the spirit of sacrifice and further commit to building bridges and healing our world.
“As you, therefore, go through this physically demanding journey, I pray Allah (SWT) blesses you with good health and the strength to complete all your religious obligations during your stay at the holy land.”
“Considering that this journey also affords you the opportunity of a deeper closeness to Allah, I request that you kindly remember our community, Ilorin Emirate; Kwara State and, indeed, Nigeria in your prayers, especially as we approach the election and transition year.”
“I congratulate you for making this holy and glorious journey. It is my prayers that Allah accepts your hajj, grants you all its blessings here and in the hereafter and gives you a chance to perform hajj every other year. Ameen!
“Please enjoy your trip, and I wish you a safe return,” he said.