Imoke Tasks Muslims On Peace And Unity

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CALABAR, November 05, (THEWILL) - Muslims in the country have been enjoined to use the opportunity offered by El-del-Kabir to commit themselves to the ideals and principles on which the unity and strength of Nigeria thrives.

Cross River State Governor, Senator Liyel Imoke gave the charge in Calabar in a message to the Muslims Community as they celebrate El-del-Kabir.

The message signed by Governor Imoke’s Special Assistant on Media and Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Omini Oden said the democratic gains recorded by the Federation in the decade only be consolidated.

This the statement notes would be achieved in an environment of peace, unity and non-violent resolution of conflicts.

Islam the message maintained is a religion of peace and its adherents have an obligation to be the architects of a peaceful and unified Nigeria.

It urged Muslims to use the period to pray for sustainable development that will enhance the living standards of Nigeria and Nigerians as well as make the country a great and egalitarian society among comity of nations.