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Eid-el-Fitr: Kebbi Governor calls for peace, unity, sustaining lessons learnt in Ramadan

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Governor Nasir Idris of Kebbi State

By El-Yakub Dabai, Birnin Kebbi

Governor Nasir Idris of Kebbi State has stressed the need for people in the state and the entire nation to engage in acts capable of strengthening permanent peace and unity in the country.

He gave the advice in his message to the people of the state and Nigeirians on the eve Eid-el-Fitr celebrations, marking the successful end of the Ramadan fast.

Governor Idris emphasized that peace remained the most veritable foundation for socio-economic development in the country, saying that without it, such developments would elude the citizens.

The State Cheif Executive remarked that the present economic hardship in the country was not peculiar to Nigeria, assuring that appropriate measures have been taken by the relevant authorities to ease the hardship and bring the situation back to normal.

He announced that his administration, in the past ten months, had taken incisive strategies to mitigate the hardship and improve the livelihood of the people in the state as seen in the ongoing free distribution of assorted grains as palliatives to the people.

On security, Governor Idris said his administration remained unwaveringly committed to taking any actions humanly possible to ensure that the people of the state sleep with their two eyes closed.

“This involved the provision of logistics support to the security agencies and vigilante members such as operational vehicles and motorcycles.

”This is our utmost constitutional duty and we will never falter in diligently executing it to the best of our ability and in the fulfilment of our solemn pledge to the people.

“I am appealing to all our people to collectively work for the rapid progress of our dear state and nation to attain the objective of economic prosperity and growth of democracy”, he said.

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