A theologian and Educationist, Sheikh Ishaak Ibrahim Nuamah has admonished Ghanaians especially moslems to be generous and never be weary of doing good towards one another in order to receive the blessings and favour of God and in all aspects of their lives.
Speaking at the interfaith Facebook broadcast organised by the light foundation on the teachings of Allah and the Qu’ran, he said humanity are commanded by God to be generous irrespective of one’s economic status in life especially for the wealthy in society.
According to him, as a commandment from God, people should not be tired of persuing good, but should make it a habit.
He said “In Islam, you have no choice but to give till you die,consistently do what is good, you don’t know the kind of generousity that will take you to heaven, only God knows”.
On the issue of COVID-19, the Islamic cleric also advised Ghanaians to observe all the protocols as a religious necessity.
According to him, every aspects of Islamic law seeks to persue five objectives of which protection of life is inclusive, ‘it is therefore duty bound on every Moslem to prevent death’ hence the need for every one to adhere to all the safety protocols in order to help contain the spread of the the deadly pandemic that has killed thousands of people across the globe.
He also lauded the foundation for their enormous contribution and support to humanity for so many years especially before, during and after the locked down with the objective of not only transforming lives through the teachings of prophet Mohammed and Allah but supporting the less-priviledged in society.
“We need to encourage them to do more, in this age and time, it is difficult to find a foundation with this high element of dedication. I am very impressed, people should support them with whatever resources they have, it’s a vision that has to be bought, that has to be operationalize under all circumstances.
He spoke on the theme “The Essence of Attakua and how to acquire it, reflection on Allah, reflection on one self and the reflective reading of the Qur’an”
The light Foundation is an Islamic Non-Governmental Organisation aimed at supporting the vulnerable and needy in society.
For the past decade, the organisation has lightened the heart of many vulnerable people and deprived communities in various parts of the country not only by helping meet their physical needs but improving their spiritual wholeness as well.
It is in the light of this that the foundation has hosted a number of clergy men such as the spokesperson of the National Chief Imam, Sheikh Aremeyaw Shaibu, Sheikh Muniru Tawfiq Abdullah of Al-husuuna-Wal-Jammal, Rev.Seth Acquaye, Faith and religions’ manager at World Vision Int. amongst others as part of the foundation’s interfaith facebook broadcast on the teachings of Prophet Mohammed and the Qu’ran in English and Hausa during and after the three weeks restriction of movement of people in some parts of the country.
As part of efforts to encourage people to live peacefully among themselves irrespective of their political affiliations, TLF will also embark on peace campaigns in various parts of the country before, during and after the elections to educate the public especially the youth to desist from engaging in acts that have the tendency to undermine elections in the country.
The foundation also hinted of plans to host health experts from the country’s health Institutions on it’s social media platforms, Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: @tlfghana
YouTube: The Light Foundation, to educate the public on good hygiene practices to augment Government efforts of mitigating the spread of COVID-19 apart from donating food packages to Moslem communities in various parts of the country in the month of Ramadan.
Source: Africa News Network/Ebenezer Kofi Amponsah