Cleric urges Muslims not to miss the night of majesty

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IBADAN –   Chairman Pilgrim Board, Alhaji Taofeek Akewugberu, on Friday urged to miss blessings of Night of Majesty (Lailatul-qadri) so as to prepare for hereafter.

Akewugberu gave advice on Friday an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Ibadan.

According to him, the night of majesty is a night of blessing within the last 10 days of Ramadan.

Akewugberu said any act of worship made night, if coincided with the intention of Allah, would be rewarded as someone who had performed a thousand months of worship for Allah.

“Only God knows who will inherit whatever you have this world but the supplication you made night of majesty will be what you prepare for yourself and meet the hereafter,’’ he said.

The cleric also advised to endeavour to perform ’kaf.[eap_ad_2] 

He said that ’kaf was an act of worship whereby a person put his/herself in a secluded place, especially in a Mosque, to pray to Allah by reciting the Holy Qur’an and doing other supplications so as to for forgiveness of Allah.

He said that It’kaf was also being observed during the last 10 days of Ramadan.

“It is in the Hadith (tradition) of the that whenever Ramadan is counted to 20, Muhammed would redress as if he was going for .

“He would informed his wives to be prepare that the time to gain more reward Allah has come.’’

Akewugberu said that In-tikaf did exempt anybody and advised women who wish to perform it to the of husbands before performing it.

According to him, women who are doing menstrual period are exempted performing In-tikaf. (NAN)[eap_ad_3]