July 14, 2024

Eid el-Kabir: Let’s continue to live in harmony — Gov Oborevwori urges Nigerians


Delta State Governor, Sheriff Oborevwori, has urged Nigerians, regardless of their faith or ethnicity, to keep up their peaceful coexistence.

Governor Oborevwori, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Festus Ahon, in Asaba, urged them to love and care for one another.

He exhorted the adherents of Islam to follow in the footsteps of Prophet Mohammed by absorbing the principles of selflessness demonstrated by the Holy Prophet.

While congratulating Muslims in Delta and Nigeria at large, he said the Eid el-Kabir celebration is a time of sacrifice, love, harmony and family time, and he urged Nigerians, regardless of their faith or ethnicity, to keep up their peaceful coexistence and to love and care for one another.

He urged Muslims and Nigerians in general to keep up their prayers for the country’s advancement and peace.

The governor said security agencies were fully prepared to ensure that the Sallah celebration in the state was peaceful and devoid of any incidences.

Oborevwori assured the Muslims in the state that his administration would continue to partner with them to move the state forward.

He said: “We must use the Eid-el-Kabir celebration to reflect further and pray for our country to overcome the many problems confronting it.

“As we work to solidify the reigns of administration throughout the nation, let’s continue to live in harmony and cooperate with all tiers of government.

“I implore every one of you to ensure that, as we rejoice, let us all learn to be our brothers’ keepers by promoting peaceful coexistence amongst people of different tribes and religious beliefs.”



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