EId-El-Kabir: ACHUBA GREETS MUSLIMS, NIGERIANS, CALLS FOR UNITED NIGERIA
Kogi State former Deputy Governor, Elder Simon Achuba has felicitated with Muslims across the country as they celebrate this year’s Eid-El-Kabir,
He urged the Muslim faithfuls to imbibe the ideals of sacrifice as exemplified by the Holy Prophet Mohammed.
The former Deputy Governor, in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Akor Sylvester, noted that Eid-El-Kabir was a season of love, peace and sacrifice, calling on Muslims to use the season to impact positively on the lives of their neighbours and other Nigerians.
Achuba also called for concerted efforts among Nigerians for the nation to overcome the challenges facing it.
He said Nigerians must unite and give room for peace to reign and turn to God to intervene in the multiple problems facing the nation today.
The former Deputy Governor therefore enjoined the Muslim faithfuls to pray and seek the face of God over the various challenges bedeviling the country.
He urged Muslims and, indeed, all Nigerians to be united in prayers for a better Nigeria.
Achuba reiterated that God loves Nigeria and will continue to bless and hold the country together in one accord.
The former Deputy Governor further advocated religious tolerance among Nigerians, stating that the country would be better when all religious bodies work together for the good of the people.
Elder Achuba who said that the task of building a new Nigeria requires all hands to be on deck, maintained that the interest of the nation should be above all other interests if the country must move to the next level.
He, therefore, urged Nigerians to unite against criminality and unguided utterances capable of tearing the country apart .
On Kogi Muslims, the former Deputy Governor urged them to celebrate the season in joy and hope, putting into consideration, the less privileged around them.
He also enjoined them to observe the COVID-19 protocols, considering the threat of the third wave of the pandemic in the country., while praying God to lead and guide them in their celebrations.