The Chief Imam University of Ilorin, Prof Abdul Ganiyu Abdul Salam (A.G.A.S), has urged Nigerians to be tolerant of differences in one another, while giving a homily on the occasion of ‘Eid prayer held at the University’s main campus.
The mullah admonished that “Kindness, tolerance and endurance are some of the lessons taught by Ramadan,” while stating that, human should be of good behaviour.
He therefore urged that “these exalted virtues should be embraced by all in their dealing with others.”
The scholar also lamented over the spirals of social vices pervading the country, decrying that “many of those who perpetrate these atrocities are prominent figure in the society.”
However, he charged Nigerians to pray earnestly for the betterment of the nation. He said, “Our country is rich, yet wretched. It has got to a point where we need pray earnestly for the betterment of the nation.”
Dignitaries present at the occasion were the immediate past and the present Vice chancellors of the University, Prof Abdulganiyu Ambali and Professor AbdulKareem Age, respectively, Professor Abdulraheem Oba; former Vice chancellor of the school, Professor N.S Abdul Salam: the Deputy Imam, University of Ilorin and Dr Mahfuz Adedimeji: former Director, Centre for Peace and Strategic Studies.