The Governor of Abia State, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu has congratulated the Moslem Community in the State on the successful completion of the Ramadan Fasting period which is one of the pillars of the Islamic Religion.
In his Sallah Message to Moslems in the State, Governor Ikpeazu charged them to make the lessons of the Ramadan a permanent part of their lives.
According to the Governor, the Ramadan is synonymous with the lessons of sacrifice, forbearance, tolerance, self control, love for others and peace, which are critical elements required for a united and peaceful life.
Governor Ikpeazu tasked the moslems to use the opportunity of the Sallah to pray for the sustenance of the peace and security in the State and the country.
He thanked for Moslem Community in the State for maintaining peaceful and harmonious coexistence and for living up to their civic responsibilities as citizens.
The Governor assured moslems and adherents of all religions that his administration shall continue to uphold the Rights to Freedom of Thought, Conscience and Religion of all citizens, provided that such rights will be exercised lawfully.
The Governor, on behalf of the Government and People of Abia State wishes all Moslems, especially those in different parts of the State, peaceful Sallah celebrations.
Written by Sir Onyebuchi Ememanka
Chief Press Secretary to the Governor.
2nd May, 2022.