Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has sent message of felicitations to Muslims in Delta State, Nigeria and all over the world on the occasion of the 2016 Eid-el-Fitr celebrations.
Governor Okowa in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Charles Ehiedu Aniagwu, and made available to newsmen in Asaba yesterday enjoined all Muslim faithful in Delta State and Nigerians in general to extend the spiritual benefits of Ramadan, which are love, peace and justice to their daily living and through this contribute to the development of the nation.
According to the governor, “I felicitate with all Nigerians, especially our Muslim brothers and sisters on the auspicious occasion of this year’s Eid-el-Fitri celebrations. I congratulate all of our countrymen and women who have successfully undertaken the purifying Ramadan fast”.
“As we celebrate Eid-el-Fitri, it is my hope and prayer that Ramadan’s spiritual lessons and the Holy Prophet’s teachings of piety, love, justice, fairness, equity, peaceful co-existence with others, tolerance, honesty and dedication to duty will remain with us all for the benefit and greater glory of our dear nation.
“On behalf of my family, the government and people of Delta State, I extend our warmest wishes to Muslims in Delta State, Nigeria and around the world celebrating Eid-el-Fitr. As Muslims celebrate Eid across Nigeria, it is important to remind Nigerians of the importance of respecting those of all faiths and beliefs”, he stated.
In Lokoja, the Kogi state capital, Governor, Alh. Yahaya Bello has charged Muslims to restore peace in the war- torn areas of the world in order to achieve economic stability.
In a message through his Chief Press Secretary, Kingsley Fanwo, the Governor said Ramadan represents the sacrifice of Moslem faithful that submitted to Allah’s will, stressing that they should continue to pray for peace around the world.
He said the economic turmoil and wars …Read More
Source:: Nigerian Pilot