Obaseki, Fubara greet Muslims on Eid-El-Fitr celebration

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State and his Rivers State counterpart, Mr. Siminalayi Fubara, have felicitated with Muslims on the commemoration of the Eid-el-Fitr celebration.

Governor Obaseki on his facebook handle, on Tuesday, said: ” On behalf of the Government and people of Edo State, I extend my warmest congratulations to our Muslim faithful as we commemorate the Eid-el-Fitr after the successful completion of the Ramadan fast.

Governor Siminalayi Fubara of Rivers State

“In celebrating this joyous occasion, I urge our Muslim brothers and sisters to sustain the lessons of sacrifice and love learnt during the Ramadan fast.

“We are in very difficult times, and it would take a great deal of selflessness and love to be our brothers’ keeper.

“So, we are urged to go the extra mile in extending a hand of support to friends, relatives and acquaintances as we press on.

“As taught by the Holy Prophet Mohammed (S.A.W), I implore one and all to be compassionate, especially in these trying times.

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“Working and supporting each other, we can surmount our nation’s challenges.

“This is why it is pertinent to continue to pray and work towards building a progressive nation anchored on progressive ideals,” he added.

On his part, Governor Fubara on his X, said: “On this joyous occasion of Eid-el-Fitr, having gone through the obligation of Ramadan fasting, I extend warm greetings and heartfelt wishes of joy and happiness to our Muslim brothers and sisters.

“In celebrating this festive season with family and friends, may your prayers contribute to bringing abundant blessings, peace, and prosperity to our dear state.

“As you joyously mark the end of Ramadan, we stand with you in celebration and actualization of the spirit of unity, compassion, and gratitude. Eid Mubarak,” he added.

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