BY AMINU DALHATU
Governor of Kaduna State, Senator Uba Sani has urged Muslims to pray fervently to Almighty Allah for peace and progress in Nigeria and Kaduna State in particular during Eid-el Maulud celebration.
In a statement by the governor facilitated with the Muslim Faithfuls on the celebration, wished them a peaceful and accident free celebration.
Governor Uba Sani noted that, this year’s Eid-El-Maulud celebration is an opportunity for citizens of the State to imbibe the virtues of the Holy Prophet Mohammed peace be upon him in order to heal communities and rebuild badly damaged local economies.
He explained that, the holy Prophet stood for love, tolerance, patience, justice, fairness, perseverance and forgiveness.
“We must, as a people, resolve to put our unpleasant past behind us. Let us reach out to one another and make peace. Through dialogue, we can resolve our differences and rebuild peace and trust in our communities. Hate, distrust and suspicion are antithetical to progress and development. We should henceforth deny conflict entrepreneurs the space to operate”
The further stated that, his administration would continue to encourage inter-faith dialogue.
“We shall give the Kaduna State Peace Commission all the support it needs to help resolve age-long conflicts and forge understanding among our people”
“We have been strengthening our engagements with security agencies and boosting the capacity of the Kaduna Vigilance Service (KADVS) in order to re-energize the fight against banditry, kidnapping and other forms of criminality in Kaduna State”
“We thank the Almighty Allah for His blessings, protection and guidance. We glorify Him for been our shield in these difficult and challenging times”