Remain steadfast in prayers for one Nigeria, Uzodimma urges Muslims

Remain steadfast in prayers for one Nigeria, Uzodimma urges Muslims

Damian Duruiheoma, Owerri

Governor Hope Uzodimma of Imo state has felicitated with the Muslim faithful on the occasion of their Eid-el-Fitr celebration and for successfully completing their Ramadan Fast.

The governor also pleaded with the Muslim faithful to remain steadfast in their prayer for a one united, peaceful and prosperous country because God has been merciful to Nigeria and Nigerians.

According to a release issued by the chief press secretary to the governor, Oguwike Nwachuku, Uzodimma made the statement in his message to the Muslim community in the country on Saturday.

The governor commended them for their resilience, dedication, patience and self-sacrifice in the face of the coronavirus pandemic challenge ravaging the global community, and urged the Muslims to depend solely on God in all situation.

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He said this year’s Eid-el-Fitr ceremony which seemed “marred” by the Covid-19 has provided an opportunity for the Muslim faithful to reflect deeply on the awesomeness of God in the face of predicament and the need for mankind to subject themselves to the sovereignty of God Almighty.

Uzodimma, therefore, advised the Muslim faithful to use this period of Eid-el-Fitr to remember the vulnerable, weak, and needy in our midst and show them love.

He also encouraged the Muslim faithful to pray for the leadership in the country so that they will be God-fearing and work in the interest of the society.

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