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Eid-el-Kabir: ‘We Have A Deeper, Greater Responsibility To God And Humanity’, Says Obaseki In Felicitating With Muslims





The Oasis Reporters



July 9, 2022




Obaseki urges love, sacrifice

Governor Godwin Obaseki felicitates with Muslim faithful in Edo State. File photo.
L-R: Edo State Chairman, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Abdulazeez Igbinidun; Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki and the Chief Imam, Benin Central Mosque, Alhaji Abdulfattah Enabulele, during a visit by the Muslim community in Edo, as part of activities to celebrate the Eid-el-Fitr, at the Government House in Benin City, on Thursday, May 13, 2021. File photo.




The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has felicitated with Muslims on the celebration of Eid-el-Kabir.



In a statement, the governor urged the Muslim faithful to imbibe the lessons of sacrifice which the Eid-el-Kabir symbolizes.


He said, “I felicitate with our Muslim brothers and sisters on the celebration of the Eid-el-Kabir festivities. As we join our Muslim faithful to mark this auspicious celebration, I urge everyone to imbibe the lesson of sacrifice that it symbolizes.



Beyond personal convictions, we all have a deeper and greater responsibility to God and humanity.




“Eid-el-Kabir offers us another opportunity to rededicate ourselves to our beneficent Creator, and reinforces the virtues of patience, tolerance and love.”




Obaseki noted, “These times demand that in our struggle to build a better nation, we are united and join hands across ethno-religious inclinations to work for our collective progress.”




He assured, “We are collaborating very closely with our security operatives to ensure our Muslim faithful enjoy a peaceful celebration, as we all pray for a safer and more prosperous Nigeria.”





Eid-el-Kabir: Obaseki felicitates with Muslims

I felicitate with our Muslim brothers and sisters on the celebration of the Eid-el-Kabir festivities.

As we join our Muslim faithful to mark this auspicious celebration, I urge everyone to imbibe the lesson of sacrifice that it symbolizes. Beyond personal convictions, we all have a deeper and greater responsibility to God and humanity.

Eid-el-Kabir offers us another opportunity to rededicate ourselves to our beneficent Creator, and reinforce the virtues of patience, tolerance and love.

These times demand that in our struggle to build a better nation, we are united and join hands across ethno-religious inclinations to work for our collective progress.

We are collaborating very closely with our security operatives to ensure our Muslim faithful enjoy a peaceful celebration, as we all pray for a safer and more prosperous Nigeria.



His Excellency,

Godwin Obaseki

Governor, Edo State

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Blogger at The Oasis Reporters.

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