By Abdullahi D. Garba
Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Alhaji Murtala Sule Garo has urged Muslims to bring to bear, the lessons of Ramadan on promoting unity and peace for the growth of the state and Nigeria at large.
In his Sallah message to Muslims on the occasion of the Eid-el-Fitr celebration, Alhaji Murtala Sule Garo stressed the need for unity and tolerance to ensure security and peaceful coexistence.
He called on Muslims in the state to use the occasion to reflect on past activities and see how they have fared spiritually.
He also said they are expected to emulate the Prophet of Allah, by making sacrifices in their worldly dealings, for the benefits of the less privileged ones in the society and should pray to Almighty Allah for peace, unity and prosperity in the years ahead.
Murtala Garo urged the people during the celebration not to lose guard and adhere to the COVID-19 protocol to check the spread of the pandemic and complement the state government efforts in that direction.
‘’Also, I am using this occasion to congratulate the governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje for the successful completion of the Ramadan fasting and witnessing the Sallah celebration,’’ said the message.