The Honorary Romanian Consul to Edo and Delta States of Nigeria, His Excellency, Sir Chief, Doctor, Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion, the Esama of Benin has on behalf of the House of Igbinedion congratulated the Muslim community in Edo State on the occasion of Eid-El-Fitri.
In a goodwill message, Sir Chief, Doctor Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion enjoined Muslims to use the occasion of the Eid-El-Fitri celebration by rededicating their lives to the service of Allah and uphold the tenets of Islam at all times.
The Esama of Benin expressed delight that Muslims have been morally and spiritually equipped to face life’s challenges if only they apply the lessons learnt during the Holy Month of Ramadan.
Sir, Chief, Doctor Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion called on Muslims to use the Eid-El-Fitri celebration for sober reflection and not for merriment alone, pointing out that what is expected of them at this critical period is fervent prayers and tolerance for unity, peace and stability of the nation.
The Esama, while wishing Muslims a happy Eid-El-Fitri celebration called for prayers for the speedy recovery of President Muhammadu Buhari and also sued for peaceful co-existence among Nigerians irrespective of religious, tribal and political affiliations.