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Governor Bello urges Muslims to soak up lessons from Eid-al-Kabir



Governor Bello urges Muslims to soak up lessons from Eid-al-Kabir

By Rita IliyaGov. Abubakar Sani-Bello from Niger praised the Muslim Ummah and urged them to soak up the sacrificial lessons of Eid-al-Kabir.

In a statement by Ms. Mary Noel-Berje, chief press secretary to the governor of Minna on Monday, he instructed Muslims to reflect on the lessons of the feast of sacrifice which is a fundamental tenet of the Islamic faith.

Bello said the celebration should remind the Muslim Ummah and indeed all of humanity of the need to make personal sacrifices to improve the common good and the collective interests of the people.

He stressed the need for Muslims to be submissive, obedient, patient and trust Allah to lead and guide them to the right path, as evidenced by the submission of Prophet Ibrahim to Allah’s command.

Bello said that while the nation’s declining economy was wreaking havoc on the people, it was nonetheless gratifying to share and care for the less privileged and vulnerable in society, noting that the festival calls for l love towards humanity.

“The celebration encourages us to show kindness, love and help to the needy as well as loyalty and obedience to the constituted authorities. These are some of its unique principles that should be reflected in our daily life, ”he said.

Bello ordered that Eid prayers be observed at neighborhood Jumma’at mosques after the Delta variant of COVID-19 appeared in six states, adding that all activities in Durbar be suspended.

He said his administration continued to execute projects statewide and also put it on a path of economic prosperity that would enhance the state’s sustainable growth and development.

Bello, however, urged people to be safety-conscious and to continue to assist security agencies with credible intelligence that would put an end to armed banditry and other criminal tendencies in the state. (NOPE)

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