Eid-el-Fitr: Garo urges tolerance, unity and peaceful coexistence
A Kano State governorship aspirant under the platform of All Progressive Congress, Alhaji Murtala Sule Garo has urged Muslims to bring to bear, the lessons of Ramadan on promoting unity and peace for the growth of the state and Nigeria at large.
In his Sallah message to Muslims on the occasion of the Eid-el-Fitr celebration, on Sunday, Garo stressed the need for unity and tolerance to ensure security and peaceful coexistence.
The former Commissioner for local government and chieftaincy affairs called on Muslims in the state to use the occasion to reflect on past activities and see how they have fared spiritually.
He also said they are expected to emulate the Prophet of Allah, by making sacrifices in their worldly dealings, for the benefits of the less privileged ones in the society and should pray to Almighty Allah for peace, unity and prosperity in the years ahead.
The Galadima Garo urged the people during the celebration not to forget the spirit of generosity and always support the vulnerable in the society.
‘’Also, I am using this occasion to congratulate the governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje for the successful completion of the Ramadan fasting and witnessing the Sallah celebration,’’ said the message.
‘’ Similarly, I am congratulating our Emirs in the 5 emirate councils and the good people of Kano with their support of the Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje led administration in the drive to create modern Kano for the benefit of all.’’