“If truly our leaders have been accountable from inception, we will not find ourselves in a situation where many states cannot pay salaries without borrowing,” The Amir (President) of MSSN in Lagos State, Saheed Ashafa, said in his message marking the end of the Ramadan fasting.
“It is saddening that many workers are still being owed and will be constrained to celebrating Eid-el Fitri as they really wished,” Ashafa added.
He said the ongoing festivities nonetheless offered both leaders and followers in the country to assess how their actions and inactions have benefited or ruined the country.
“Like Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), we must be accountable and transparent in our dealings. Apart from being accountable on earth, we must also prepare for questioning in the hereafter.”
Ashafa said both Muslims and non-Muslims should continue their kind gestures even in other months.
“Extending the spirit of Ramadan to other months is highly beneficial and the best for humanity.”
– CAJ News