Eid-el-Fitr: Okowa calls for prayers to fight insecurity




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Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has urged to have full recourse to God for solution to insecurity challenges country.


made call message to Muslims Delta and across the country on the occasion of Eid-el-Fitr celebration which was conveyed a statement by Chief Press Secretary, Mr Olisa Ifeajika, in .
He said that Muslims and Christians should intensify prayers to complement Federal and states’ governments efforts at ending insecurity in the country.
He said that should also pray for the peace of the nation and to avert a possible third wave of COVID-19 .
Okowa urged the faithful to extend the spiritual benefits of Ramadan: , peace and justice, to their daily living “as through this, they will be contributing to the of the nation”.
He charged all faithful and to use the celebration for sober reflection and supplication for peace, unity and progress of the nation.


According to Okowa, this year’s Eid-el-Fitr celebration is coming at a time when the country is plagued by varying , which call for fervent prayers.
“On behalf of my family, the government and people of Delta, I extend warmest wishes to Muslims celebrating Eid-el-Fitr in Delta, Nigeria and around the world.


“I congratulate Eminence, the Sultan of and President-General, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, and all countrymen and women who have successfully undertaken the month-long Ramadan fasting.
“It is my hope and prayer that Ramadan’s spiritual lessons and the Holy ’s teachings of piety, , justice, fairness, equity, peaceful co-existence, tolerance, honesty and dedication to duty will guide interactions and daily living.”

(NAN).