The Deputy Speaker of Kogi State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Ahmed Mohammed has called on his constituents and the people of the state to remain prayerful for the sustenance of peace, unity and progress of the state.
In his goodwill message to mark Eid-el-Maulud celebration, the Deputy Speaker congratulated Muslim faithfuls, noting that the Islamic event reinvigorates the virtues of faith, sacrifice, obedience, love, tolerance, charity and peaceful co-existence, which are the deeds and teachings of Islam and the holy prophet Muhammad (SAW)
In his words; “We all know that Prophet Muhammed preached and lived for peace as a revered and widely followed Prophet Allah, his quality of honesty and perseverance, should be a lesson for all Muslims to imbibe, especially on his birthday,”.
He therefore, stressed that our collective faith in God and sustained prayers for peace, unity and progress of the state, remain the ultimate goal. He urged Kogites to use the celebration for sober reflection and pray for peace and unity in the state.