Kwara Governor Urges Muslims To Sustain Lessons Of Islam

Channels Television  
Updated September 11, 2016

Kwara, Eid-el-Kabir, MuslimsKwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, has urged Muslims to sustain the lessons of love, compassion, sacrifice and faith in Allah that Eid-el-Kabir represents.

He asked them to make such characteristics enduring virtues in their daily activities.

Governor Ahmed made the call in a message issued by his spokesman, Mr Abdulwahab Oba, to commemorate the Eid-El-Kabir celebrations with Muslim faithful in Nigeria.

He urged Nigerians, irrespective of their religious or ethnic differences, to transform such diversities into platform for national cohesion, understanding and development.

“There’s undoubtedly potency in the diversities of our nationalities that we can drive collectively in the quest for socio-economic and technological transformation and advancement of the Nigerian space,” he said.

Governor Ahmed acknowledged that Islam is a religion of peace and urged Muslims to mark the festival of sacrifice with prayers for Nigerian leaders, as Nigeria grapples with its economic challenges.

“These are challenges and sacrifices for change which inevitably will lead the country to Eldorado”, he said.