- Search Results
 
 
Muslim Cleric Nudges Youth To Obey National Authority
Date Uploaded: Sep 13, 2016

Montserrado County Flag

 

Muslim Cleric Nudges Youth To Obey National Authority
By Calvin Brooks

MONROVIA, 12 (LINA) - On the day marking the observance of the Muslim holy day, "Eid al-Adha" (Festival of the Sacrifice), the head of the Gurley Street Mosque in Monrovia, Isiaka  Abubaker Sumaworo, has urged Liberian youth to be obedient to  national authorities and their parents.

Abraham Day, otherwise referred to as  Eid al-Adha, is the second of two Muslim holidays celebrated worldwide each year, and considered the holier of the two.

It honors the willingness of Abraham to sacrifice his son, as an act of submission to God's command, before God intervened by sending his Angel Gabriel who informed him (Abraham) that his sacrifice had already been accepted.

During the observance of the day, Muslim pilgrims from around the world performing the Hajj which is an annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, cast pebbles at a pillar on the Jamaraat Bridge in Mina, in a symbolic renunciation of the devil.

Sheikh Sumaworo in his message said the peace and development of Liberia depends on the youths of the country, and therefore stressed the need for them to stay committed and obedient in society.

He emphasized that Liberians should strive to live in peace with each other in order to move the development agenda of the country forward, adding, "Liberians should work together to maintain peace and stability as the nation prepares for the 2017 General and Presidential Elections."

Sheikh Sumaworo cautioned Liberians not to engage in activities that will create confusion and undermine the peace of the nation.

He thanked President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and the Unity Party-led Government for the peace and stability prevailing in the country and hoped that every Liberian will continue to uphold the serenity of the State.
LINA CB/WSG/TSS/PTK

latest headlines
CSA Honors Two For Diligent Performance
The Civil Service Agency (CSA) has honored Mr. Roland D. Kallon of the Agency and Mr. John T. Davies of the Ministry of Justice for excellent and ...more
Grand Mufti Warns Against Divisive Campaigning During Election
The Grand Mufti of Liberia, Abubaker Sumaworo, has warned Liberians against divisive campaigning in the upcoming election. ...more
Bong Citizens Honor Pres. Sirleaf for Leadership, Peace, Stability
Citizens of Bong County have honored President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf for her “exceptional leadership, commitment to peace, development and stab ...more
Liberia Backs Kuwait’s Peace Initiatives In Middle East
The Government of Liberia has said it welcomes the efforts of His Highness, the Amir of the State of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sa ...more
Pres. Sirleaf Congratulates Djibouti On 40th Independence Day
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent a congratulatory message to her colleague, the President of the Republic of Djibouti, Mr. Ismail Omar Gu ...more
Ellen Lives Up To Promises Made During Nationwide Tour
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has fulfilled several promises made to institutions and individuals during her recent nationwide county tour. ...more
 
All rights reserved © 2013 - 2014
Liberia News Agency