The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki has urged Nigerians to work together in unison, irrespective of their ethno-religious inclinations to ensure the country’s progress.
The governor, in a statement to mark the Eid-el-Kabir festivities, urged Muslim faithful to imbibe the lesson of sacrifice, which is the hallmark of the season.
He said, “I felicitate with our Muslim brothers and sisters as we mark the Eid-el-Kabir festivities.”
Obaseki noted, “On the occasion of this auspicious celebration, I urge everyone to imbibe the lesson of sacrifice, which is the hallmark of this season.
“We should all endeavour to seek to have a deeper and greater responsibility to God and to humanity as we reflect on the lessons of the season.”
The governor added, “I enjoin everyone to rededicate ourselves to our Creator, working assiduously to sustain the virtues of patience, tolerance and love.
“We are in dire straits as a nation, but it is a period that demands that we work together in unison and join hands across ethno-religious inclinations for our collective progress.
“We are working closely with security authorities to ensure our Muslim faithful have a peaceful celebration.”