The Yobe State governor, Mai Mala Buni has admonished Muslim faithful in the state to seek Allah’s forgiveness and internalise the teachings of the holy month of Ramadan for a secure and prosperous country.
Buni in a statement issued on Thursday through his media aide, Mamman Mohammed, also congratulated the faithful for the opportunity to witness the holy month of the Islamic calendar and the bountiful benefits contained in.
“I congratulate us all for this rare opportunity which by the grace of Allah (SWT) our lives are spared and granted good health to reap the rich benefits in this holy month,” he said.
The governor charged the faithful to have a sober reflection, seek Allah’s forgiveness, internalise the teachings of the Holy Ramadan, build new relationships and pray for security and prosperity of the state and country in general.
Buni also reminded the faithful of the need to engage in acts of worship and prayers against wasting time on trivial issues and arguments.
He assured that his government would continue to promote peace and peaceful coexistence across the state as well as concentrate on people-oriented projects and policies that would improve the lives of people.
He also prayed for a fruitful Ramadan fast and Eid-el-Fitr Sallah celebration at the end of the one month fasting period.