Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has in a special Eid al-Adha message to Muslim faithfuls sued for peace in Nigeria to enhance stability and growth.
Gov. Wike gave the advise in a statement signed by his Special Assistant Media, Kelvin Ebiri, congratulating Muslims on the Eid-el-Kabir celebration.
The State governor wished all Muslim faithful across the country happy Eld-el-Kabir.
He urged Muslims to always emulate the life style of Prophet Mohammed- stressing that Prophet Mohammed symbolised peace and tolerance.
Governor Wike prayed for peace and wisdom in solving the challenges facing the nation, especially the insecurity, and urged all Muslim faithful in the state to remain peaceful as they join their counterparts all over the world to celebrate Eid-el-Kabir.
The Governor, who reminded Muslims of the significance of the celebration which is selfless sacrifice, total commitment and loyalty, enjoined them to first consider the interest of the nation before any other.
He assured that Rivers State Government will continue to protect the rights of every citizen in the State and also guarantee the freedom of worship and association as enshrined in the constitution.
July 8, 2022.