As Muslims across the world are in preparation for the commencement of the holy period of Ramadhan, United Transformation Movement (UTM) president has called on Muslims to take the opportunity to pray for May 21 polls.
Chilima was speaking at St. Augustine primary school ground in Mangochi during a campaign political rally ahead of May 21elections.
In his remarks, Chilima said he is happy that elections coincide with the month of Ramadhan.
He then urged Muslims to commit themselves in praying for violence free and fair elections.
“Since we are in Ramadhan, let’s remember to pray for the elections to be free, fair and credible,” Said Chilima.
He later on wished them a blessed and generous Ramadhan.
Ramadhan is a period of one full month that the faithful undertake a dawn dusk fasting which primarily entails abstinence from food, drink, marital intimacy and any such prohibitions as instructed by Allah. �m���>N�