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Ed-il-Fitri: Chime preaches peace, national unity

By The Citizen
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Governor Sullivan Chime of Enugu state has urged Nigerians to use the

occasion of the Ed-il-Fitri celebrations to rededicate themselves to

values and virtues that would promote peace and unity among all groups

in the country.

The Governor who stated this in a goodwill message signed by his Chief

Press Secretary, Chukwudi Achife said the celebrations offered

Nigerians the opportunity to reflect on Allah's love and compassion

for mankind adding that they should extend the same attitude to one

another.

He commended Muslims in Enugu State for the contributions they have

continued to make towards the rapid development of the state

especially in their respect for the rule of law and pursuit of

peaceful coexistence with their neighbours and people of other

religious persuasions.

The Governor restated the state government's commitment to protect the

interests of all groups and communities in the state adding that such

disposition had helped to forge a sense of common destiny and

partnership among them.