Peace and unity of the country was emphasised today at the prayer ground on Ikpoba Slope, Benin City.
Pius Nsogho reports that Muslims converged on the prayer ground for the eid congregational prayers to mark Eid-El-Fitri celebration.
Every available space at the prayer ground was occupied with worshipers.
In a message, the Chief Imam of Benin Central mosque, Alhaji Abdulfatah Enabulele said those who kill and destroy in the name of Islam are not true Muslims.
He enjoined muslims to live in peace with their neighbours and shun every act that will Jeopardize the peace and unity of country.
Some worshippers said the Eid-El-Fitri celebration afforded them the opportunity to strengthen their spiritual life.