By; DAHIRU SULEIMAN, Dutse
Jigawa State State Governor, Alhaji Mohammed Badaru Abubakar has called on Nigerian Muslim ummah to devote their prayers during the Eid-el-Kabir festival to Almighty Allah to end the numerous challenges facing the country and further restore unity amongst the citizenry.
In a Sallah message written and signed by his Senior Special Assistant (Print Media ), Ahmad Muhammad Danyaro , noted that the period of the Eid-el-Kabir which coincided with the final Hajj rites in the holy land provided the opportunity for Nigerian Muslims to devote their supplication to Allah on the issue of full restoration of peace and unity across the country.
Badaru assured citizens of Jigawa state of his administration determination towards making the state a role model in terms of good governance, prevelence of peace and economic prosperity in areas of agro allied venture for an enabling environment be for investors to invest in the state.
“Our resolve to make impact in critical sectors like security, education, health, agriculture, water supply,urban renewal ,rural development, massive infrastructures among others remains unshaken”.
We will continue to support the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari in finding lasting solutions to the challenges confronting us. We will continue with practical steps to impact on the lives of our citizens. The commendations we have received from national and global organizations will propel us to do more,” he added .
“Let me at this point congratulate our Muslim brothers and sisters of Jigawa State and across the country for the grace of witnessing another Eid-el-Kabir. As we celebrate this important festival, we should not forget the symbolisms and lessons of obedience to Allah, sharing of our God-given wealth with the less privileged, being our brother’s keeper and living in peace with our neighbors as enshrined in the tenets of Islamic faith.
“As we mark the festivities, let us remember the sacrifice and obedience of Prophet Ibrahim to the will of Allah, and always submit ourselves, fully, to the will of Almighty in service of both the nation and mankind.”