Eid-el-Fitr: Police, Muslim clerics express hope of tranquility, reflection of lessons, others


The Police command in Ebonyi State and Muslim Clerics expressed optimism for peace, unity and calmness in the state and the nation at large, at Eid-el-Fitr. 

The Commissioner of Police, Ebonyi, CP Aliyu Garba and Muslim clerics said this on Thursday, at the Eid-El-Fitr prayer grounds, Hossana mosque and Central Mosque Ogbe Hausa in Abakaliki.

Garba while praying for peace and tranquility in the nation urged citizens to shun crime and be law abiding.

“We are hopeful of tranquility and peace again in the country. We also thank Allah for successful Ramadan fasting, Garba Assures. 

The Chief Imam of Hossana Mosque, Alhaji Ishaq Adamu urged leaders and citizens to apply fear of Allah in all their endeavours.

Adamu described Ramadan as most sacred month of the year in Islamic culture.

He said Muslims also observed it as a month of fasting, prayer and reflections of lessons learnt in their daily activities.

The cleric said peace, unity, love for one another, peaceful co-existence among other virtues were lessons from teaching of Ramadan and encouraged them to sustain it.

“I urge all Muslim faithful to reflect on lessons of Ramadan in their endeavours, he said.

The Chief Imam of Abakaliki Central Mosque, Alhaji Aminu Labaran, urged Muslim faithfuls and non muslims to stay in peace  for stability and development to strive.

“Ramadan fasting is total submission to the will of Allah. Tolerate and love one another to return the  county’s glory, he said. 

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