Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has felicitated with the Muslim Community on the celebration of the Id-el-Fitr.
A statement issued by Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor, Electronic Media said the Governor in his Sallah Message congratulated all Muslims for successfully completing this year’s Ramadan Fast.
He said, Governor Wike urged the Muslim Community to pray for the unity and peace of the nation as they celebrate.
The governor further called on the Muslim faithful to use the Id-el-Fitr celebrations to re-dedicate themselves to the ideals of peace, security and friendship.
The Governor assured that the State Government and security agencies have put in place security measures to ensure a peaceful celebration of the Sallah, while urging Nigerians to promote religious tolerance, adding that such virtue would ensure peace across the country and enhance national development.
Governor Wike assured the Muslim community and all residents of the state government’s determination to improve the lives of her citizens and also commended the Muslim community in Rivers for their consistent support for his administration.