Mvita Member of Parliament Abdulswamad Shariff Nassir has appealed to Muslims to share with the needy during the Holy month of Ramadan.
Nassir said despite challenges, Muslims need to abide by the teaching of the holy book of Q’uran.
Nassir said this year’s Ramadan Is a bit challenging following the Covid-19 pandemic.
He however urged Muslims to share with the less fortunate in the society, fast and pray for the nation.
“We have to adapt to the current situation but without forgetting our religious teachings,” he said.
The Mvita Legislature however urged Muslims and other well-wishers to adhere to the government safety and health regulations as they distribute iftar reliefs to the faithful during the Holy month of Ramadan.
“Let’s not forget the health threat we are facing today, please avoid converging in one place so that you do not contract Covid-19,” said Mr. Nassir.
Nassir reiterated the importance of regular washing hands with water and soap, sanitise their hands and maintain social distance.
He said if Muslim abides by the provided health guidelines, they will prevent the spread of the dangerous disease.
The legislature also called for minimal movements within his constituency saying it is for a period of time and life will return to normalcy when the disease is contained.
Recently, Nassir launched anti-Coronavirus campaign in his constituency, urging locals to abide by the health and safety regulations.
He installed water tanks and mounted billboards with information about Covid-19 disease in his constituents to enable locals maintain high standards of hygiene.