Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Prince Clem Ikanade Agba, has congratulated Muslim faithful on the successful completion of the Ramadan.
In the minister’s Eid-el-Fitr message, contained in a press statement signed by his Special Assistant (Media), Sufuyan Ojeifo, he urged them to take the opportunity provided by the season to engender the spirit of peace, love and brotherhood in their relationship with adherents of other faiths.
He quoted the minister to have said: “I congratulate our Muslim brothers and sisters on the occasion of this year’s Eid-el-Fitr, and I pray that the blessings of Ramadan will be with them.
“May Allah accept your fasting and pray for you to witness many more occasions of Ramadan in good health and prosperity.
“I sincerely urge all of us to increase our love for one another irrespective of religious and partisan differences and work together for the good of mankind.
“I appeal to all of us to emphasise those values that unite us and de-emphasise those that divide us in our worship of the Almighty God and service to country so that in the long run, we will together live in harmony and bequeath a legacy of peace and unity to future generations.”