The Senator representing the Lagos East Senatoral District, Senator Mikhail Adetokunbo Abiru, has felicitated the Muslim residents in his Constituency on the celebration of the Eid – il – Fitr which Mark’s the end of the Ramadan fasting period.
In a statement signed by the Senator, he also urged Muslims to continue in the way they lived during the month of Ramadan.
“I felicitate my esteemed constituents, especially the Muslim Ummah of the Lagos East Senatorial District on the occasion of the 2022 Eid-El-Fitr celebration, which marks the completion of fasting in the holy month of Ramadan”, Senator Abiru said.
“I enjoin all Muslims who eschewed vices and imbibed godly virtues in obedience to the commandment of the Almighty Allah during the holy month of Ramadan, to endeavour to continue on this glorious path after the fasting”.
Abiru also urged Nigerians to support government in its fight against insecurity.
“On the protracted challenges, particularly insecurity confronting the nation, I urge all Nigerians to unanimously join hands with the government in its bid to exterminate all forms of violent extremism, banditry and kidnapping. At this point in history, our dear nation urgently needs bi-partisan and patriotic efforts at rescuing the country from the cliff.
“We must all come together in unity to strengthen national cohesion, tolerance and peace”.
He charged that residents that are yet to get their Permanent Voters’ Card (PVC) to do so in preparation for 2023 general elections.
“I use this season to also encourage dear constituents who are yet to register for their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) to endeavour to register with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the ongoing Continuous Voters Registration.
“That is a crucial civic duty every patriotic citizen must take seriously.
“I wish all Muslims Happy Eid El Fitr celebration and may the Almighty Allah continue to bless our nation. Ameen”, he prayed.