The party made the call in a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, on Saturday.
Ologbondiyan said that Eid-el-Kabir offered man great lessons on selflessness and absolute trust in God, as exemplified in the life of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
He called on all compatriots to use the occasion to pray for the nation, reach out and share with the less privileged, the deprived as well as victims of escalated insecurity in various parts of the country.
“The PDP urges prayers and support for our gallant troops who are making sacrifices and putting their lives daily on the line in protecting our nation.
“Nigerians should always remember the sacrifices of our fallen heroes by reaching out to their families at this trying time.
“The party also charges leaders in all walks of life, including public office holders, faith-based and community leaders, captains of industry and employers of labour to note that their positions are bestowed on them by God for service to humanity, and for which they must give account.”
He also prayed for the unity, peace, stability and development of the nation, while wishing Nigerians, particularly the Muslim community, a happy Eid-el-Kabir celebration.
EPL: How John Terry blocked Chelsea from signing Man City striker
According to The Athletic, Terry advised Chelsea against signing Aguero when the Blues were working on a deal to bring the striker to Stamford Bridge two years before he joined Man City in 2011 from Atletico Madrid.
The newspaper reports that the ex-defender was not a huge fan of the Argentina international having played against him twice in the UEFA Champions League.
Terry also suggested that Chelsea’s hierarchy should sign striker, David Villa from Valencia at the time ahead of Aguero.
Aguero has been impressive for Man City since his move to Etihad from Atletico.
He has scored 173 goals for Pep Guardiola’s side and helped them to win four Premier League titles.
Thierry Henry finally speaks on failing at Monaco, new job
Henry has signed a two-year contract and is tasked with dragging the club out of mid-table obscurity.
The former Arsenal striker was handed his second opportunity in the hot seat with the MLS club, despite his failings at his boyhood side in France.
“You have to start somewhere. That’s how you acquire experience. For me it came with Belgium and Monaco, where I learned a lot about myself.
“It’s about fighting. This isn’t just my story but the story of everyone in life. Everyone falls. It’s about how you get up.
“It didn’t work out in Monaco (as a coach). I can give you a lot of excuses but at the end of the day it didn’t work out and I am here as a coach of Montreal.
“I learned a lot there. The only mistake you can make is not learning from what happened. You have to confront it,” he said at the press conference.
The former Arsenal striker added: “The face of a team is often a reflection of the coach, but I want the community, the players to feel what’s going on in this city. Finance is not a problem. In this league, winning teams do not always have money.”
Hate speech: Prescribe death penalty in your states – Falana tells lawmakers
Falana said this while discussing as a panelist at Digital Voting Summit on Monday in Abuja, NAN reports.
He stated that such law was not within the purview of the NASS but the state.
The Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) said: “Under Section 4 of the Constitution, NASS can only legislative on matters in the exclusive and concurrent lists.
“I have looked at those lists, I have not found anyway where the NASS has been empowered to make the law on hate speech. It is a state affair on residual list. Let everybody know his or her limitations of power so that we will not make mistakes.
“If you want to prescribe death penalty, you can do so in your state. In Lagos State for instance, the execution of death penalty has been declared illegal by a court in Lagos.
“Whether you want to kill someone by hanging or firing squad, the court in Lagos has said that it is against Section 34 that has abolished any form of torture.”
According to him, if any state wants to legislate on hate speech, it can do so within its jurisdiction.
Falana said that the Cybercrime Act had taken care of the entire fiats regarding hate speech by making stringent conditions, including fines and prison terms for offenders.
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