Reported Elempe Dele, Edo.
Dr Mike Onolememen CON, the Edo Central PDP Senatorial Candidate, has felicitated with Muslims on the celebration of Eid-El-Kabir.
In a statement made available to Elempe Dele, his media aide, the Adolor of Uromi Kingdom tasked adherents of the faith of Islam on the need for sacrifice and love, which is the essence of Eid-El-Kabir.
He said, “I felicitates with Muslims who are celebrating the Eid-El-Kabir festivities. As we join them to celebrate this very important feast, it is important not to lose sight of the true meaning of the festival and the spirit of sacrifice it represents. So on this special occasion, I task us to reflect and imbibe the essence of sacrifice and humility for the promotion of harmonious relationship in our country. I urge that we look far beyond our personal desires, but to the greater responsibility to the Almighty God and to the needs of human beings.
“Eid-el-Kabir presents the opportunity for us to specially rededicate our lives as Muslims to God Almighty, and with the spirit of sacrifice and of love.”
The former Minister of Works advised that the Muslims should continue to join hands with others of different faiths to build a safe nation, work for the general progress and development of the nation. He added that the Muslim community is a strong constituency in Edo State and Esanland and prayed that they enjoy the celebration of the Eid-El-Kabir festival in a peaceful atmosphere without treat of insecurity.