Buni, Felicitates Muslim Faithful on Sallah, Urged Them To Pray For Peace

Buni, Felicitates Muslim Faithful on Sallah, Urged Them To Pray For Peace

Hassan Jirgi, Damaturu

The Yobe state governor, Mai Mala Buni, felicitates with Muslim faithful as they celebrate this year Eid-el-Kabir, urging people of the state to continue to pray for peace and prosperity of the state and country, as we approach the general elections “We should also pray for peaceful electioneering.”. he had said.

Buni has urged the faithful to observe the virtues of peace, love, accommodation and tolerance as preached by the religion of Islam, congratulated Muslim faithful on the occasion of the Eid-el-Kabir Sallah festival.

He said the Eid-el-Kabir, is a period of sacrifice, forgiveness, submission and benevolence “We should imbibe these teachings to accommodate one another and promote peace for growth and development of the state and the country.

In a press statement Signed and issue by Mamman Mohammed  DG, Press and Media Affairs which was made available to AljazirahNigerian in Damaturu, Buni admonished the people to engage in agriculture as the season commences for economic recovery, food sufficiency and security.

The statement also congratulated Pilgrims from the state for successful Hajj exercise.

“I rejoice with our Pilgrims in Saudi Arabia for the opportunity to perform the Hajj exercise this year, you should pray for peace to reign in the state and country.

He further assured that his administration will continue to execute people oriented projects to improve the lives of the people. “I wish everyone a rewarding, peaceful and memorable Sallah festival” the Governor said.

In a similar statement the Deputy chairman Yobe State Council of Cheifs, Emir of Bade, Alhaji Umar Suleiman, has called for constant prayers for the sustenance of peace and stability in the state.

Umar urged the people of the state to always live by the dictates of Islam and avoid committing sinful acts that could earn them the wrath of God.

The monarch urged Muslims to assist the needy, particularly the orphans, widows and the less privileged, saying the importance of peaceful coexistence, without which, no development can be achieved.

He called on leaders to promote equity, fairness and the fear of God, he also urged Muslims to devote themselves to praying to the Almighty Allah to address the country’s problems.

He charged the people in his Emirate to always be law abiding and live peacefully with one another for the development of the state and the country.

In another release, the emir of Gazargamu Alhaji Ahmed Tijjani Saleh, enjoined parents to invest in the education of their children particularly the girl-child.

The Emir called on well-to-do individuals in the society to assist the poor during this period so as to enable them celebrate the occasion with ease.

He also urged people of the state to continue to pray for continuous peace and stability in the state and the country at large.

“We should continue to pray so that we will have permanent peace and stability in the state, the northern part of the country and by implication in the country as a whole,” he said.


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