By Our Correspondent
Cross River State governor, Senator Ben Ayade, has enjoined all Muslims in Nigeria, to use the occasion of the Eid-el-Kabir to team up with all governments across the country in other to move Nigeria to greater heights.
Governor Ayade who made the call in his Eid-el-Kabir message signed by his Special Assistant on Media and Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Christian Ita, said: “While I congratulate all my Muslim brothers and sisters across the country on this year’s Eid-El-Kabir, made possible by Almighty Allah, I want to appeal for your collective support to join hands with the government so that we can pull through over current challenges.
“As devout faithful, let us harness our creative energies, our love for one another towards the development of the country by aligning with our President, Muhammadu Buhari to help realize the dream of the founding fathers for a better Nigeria for all.
“As we celebrate, we must not be unmindful of the lessons of Eid -el-Kabir, which are sacrifice, peace and love for our neighbours which are the hallmarks of a true Muslim.
“You have always demonstrated good examples by exhibiting the true teachings of Islam, I want to, however, urge the Muslim community in our state to continue to join hands with people of other faith to sustain the prevailing atmosphere which has made our state the most peaceful in the country and the best investment destination in the country.
“May the Almighty Allah fill your hearts with His love as you celebrate in peace,” Governor Ayade entreated.
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