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Adamawa Governor Fintiri felicitate Muslims on Eid-el-fitr, sort prayers for Nigeria

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By Joseph Asegba, Yola

Adamawa state Governor Ahmadu Fintiri has admonished Muslim faithful to sustain the lessons of sacrifice, discipline and love learnt during the period of Ramadan beyond this period.

Fintiri said Nigerians must use the period for a sober reflection on the state of things in the country.

The Governor state when congratulating the Muslim Ummah for completing one of the Five Pillars of Islam. “Remember that moderation is important in everything you do during this period,” he said.

Governor noted that, the Muslim Faithfull has gone through one of the most rigorous Islamic obligations of one month fast and prayers as well as other forms of worship and urged all believers to imbibe the lessons learnt during the Ramadan period through sacrifices, almsgiving to the needy, continuous exhibition of piety as well as Charity to one another.

His words, “The Holy Month of Ramadan is an opportunity for our Muslim brothers and sisters to deepen their relationship with Allah, promote a life of sacrifice, charity, and love for one another.”

He said the period of the Eid celebration was a clarion call for Nigerians to imbibe the lessons of the season such as selfless service to God and humanity as well as a sincere commitment to righteous conducts in private and public life.

He added that, “Let us remember we are one people and continue to encourage one another to contribute to peace and unity amongst us. This will ultimately ensure our country remains the great nation that we are all proud of.”

He reiterated that the determination of his administration to deliver democratic dividends and called for cooperation from all citizens of the State to enable government succeed, especially in the ongoing peace process.

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