Ansar-ud-deen Society of Nigeria (ADS) has appealed to the Boko Haram insurgents to sheathe their sword and allow peace to reign in the country.
The society made the call in a statement signed by its Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Muibi Adebanjo, and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ibadan on Saturday.
It congratulated the Muslims for the successful completion of Ramadan and urged the Islamic faithful worldwide to embrace the righteous ways displayed during Ramadan.
It noted that the nation cannot develop nor grow in a situation of insecurity, and charged the insurgents to sheathe their sword and make its agitation known to the government through dialogue.
The Islamic organization commended President Muhammadu Buhari for his approach to duty, and appealed to Nigerians to be patient with him.
It also commended the president for bailing out the states with unpaid workers’ salaries problem and advised the states to pay the workers as soon as the money was released.
It also advocated diversification of the nation’s economy to check high dependence on oil, adding that the country needed to grow every sector ‘’for strong and quality development’’.
It called on its members worldwide to be steadfast in prayers, while also co-existing peacefully within their various societies.