Eid-el-Kabir: Secretary to Gombe Government enjoins people to imbibe spirit of tolerance for peaceful coexistence


Gombe SSG, Professor Njodi and the Mai Kaltungo, Engr. Saleh Mohammed

By Akanji Alowolodu, Gombe

Secretary to Gombe State Government (SSG), Professor Ibrahim Abubakar Njodi has enjoined people of the State to imbibe the spirit of tolerance as panacea to peaceful Co-existence.

Abubakar Njodi made the call in a message to commemorate  the celebration of Eid- El-Kabir Sallah on Tuesday calling for prayers for all leaders at all levels adding that for progress and development to take place in the State, people must remain prayerful and co-operative to government.
The SSG further prayed for peace in the State and country in general appreciating Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya for investing much in security which he said has paved way for the execution of meaningful projects across the State.
He had earlier joined Muslim faithfuls to observe the two Rakaat Prayer at the Kaltungo Central Eid ground, saying that it always gives him pleasure to commune with the people at the grassroot in moment like this.

A mini Durbar at Kaltungo

He noted that, from the faces of the People who gathered in their thousands at the Mai Kaltungo Palace for the Celebration indicated that despite the economic challenges the People of Kaltungo are happy with the impact of Governor Yahaya’s administration especially in infrastructural development in the Chiefdom.
Addressing the gathering earlier ,Mai Kaltungo Engineer Saleh Mohammed who received the State Deputy Governor, Dr, Manasah Daniel Jatau and other traditional tittle holders called on Government to support Cultural activities in Communities as a way of promoting integration and Unity in society.
Engineer Saleh Mohammed also appealed to the State Government to engage the Federal Ministry of Water Resources through the Upper Benue River Development Authority to avail the People the benefits of Kaltungo Earth Dam built ten years ago.
The Occasion featured mini Durbar which was attended by the Deputy Governor, the SSG, Government officials, District Heads and we’ll wishers of Kaltungo Chiefdom as contained in a statement by Joshua Danmalam.Information Officer SSG’S Office.

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