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  • Updated: April 10, 2024

Eid-el-Fitr: Governor Yahaya preaches love, unity in goodwill message

Eid-el-Fitr: Governor Yahaya preaches love, unity in goodwil

Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has extended his felicitations to Muslims across the world on the occasion of Eid-el-Fitr celebration, preaching love and unitybin his goodwill message.

The governor on Wednesday in a statement urged the Muslim faithfuls to uphold the teachings and values instilled during Ramadan.

 Noting the current economic challenges, Governor Yahaya called on residents in the state to use the period to pray for the state and the Nigeria.

He assured that the current difficulties are temporary and that Nigerians should expect the best from the situation.

He further enjoined Muslims to sustain the devotion and other acts of worship observed during the holy month of Ramadan.

The governor also urged them to imbibe the lessons learnt during Tafsir sessions for the good of the religion, society and humanity.

He added that "Nigeria is in dire need of good people with excellent moral standings to overcome the evils being perpetrated by some few who do not mean well for the country."

As made available in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Ismaila Uba Misilli, Governor Yahaya emphasized the importance of moral integrity in combating societal ills.

He said: "Eid el-fitr festival connotes sacrifice, selflessness, love and obedience to the tenets of Islam. 

"I therefore enjoin us to draw enduring lessons from the Ramadan and show love to one another as well as promote harmony and peaceful coexistence among our diverse people. 

“The same way we all remembered the less privileged and those afflicted by poverty during Ramadan, I implore us to carry over these attributes beyond Ramadan."

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