Pray for unity, Glo charges Muslims on Eid-el-Fitri
Muslims in Nigeria have been enjoined to continue to pray for the unity of the country as they join their counterparts worldwide to celebrate Eid-el-Fitri.
In a statement released in Lagos, Globacom, the grandmasters of data, congratulated the Muslims on the successful completion of the 2020 Ramadan. It urged them to imbibe the lessons of the fasting to positively impact their immediate community and Nigeria at large.
“As Muslims savour the joy of Eid-el- Fitri, we pray that Almighty Allah will grant their prayers for peace, progress and development of the nation. We call on them to imbibe fully the tenets of Islam as taught by Prophet Mohammed”, the company said.
It noted that since the season is that of charity, peace-making and forgiveness, our Muslim brethren should remember to care for the poor and the needy in obedience to Allah’s directive to be our brother’s keeper.
The company pledged to continue to provide high quality products and services at the most competitive rates throughout the Sallah period and afterwards, assuring its subscribers of a flawless communications experience to enable them to stay in touch with their loved ones.
Globacom urged its subscribers to avail themselves of the Glo Stay Home Data plan which offers up to 20 percent more data for all categories of subscribers irrespective of the data plan they purchase. Under the plan, Glo customers automatically enjoy up to 20%more data when they subscribe to a plan or top up their data. The company said they could also use the Sunday Data plan to send felicitations to their family and friends during the Eid weekend.
The plan gives subscribers 1.25 GB for just N200 worth of data on Sunday to chat, browse, stream and connect with loved ones, religious bodies, societies, clubs and organisations.
The plans can be purchased by dialing *777# for plan menu and selecting the plan of choice. Data plans can also be purchased at http://hsi.glo.com.
Muslims worldwide celebrate Eid-el-Fitri annually to mark the end of the Ramadan month of fasting. The day of Eid falls on the first day of Shawwal.
The fourth pillar of the Islamic faith and the ninth month in the Islamic calendar, the holy month of Ramadan is the period in which Muslims fast from sunrise to sunset for 29 or 30 days. The Ramadan started on 24th of April after the moon was sighted and will end by 23th of May 2020.