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Dankwambo sues for peace as muslims celebrate Sallah


Ibrahim Dankwambo

Gombe State Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo called for peaceful co-existence amongst Nigerians as Muslims celebrate Sallah.Dankwambo, who made the call yesterday in Gombe, the state capital, on the occasion of the Eid-El-Fitr celebration, said meaningful development for the wellbeing of all Nigerians could only be achieved with peace.

“I call on everyone to live in peace with one another, as no meaningful development can be achieved without peace.“We must embrace the tenets of peaceful co-existence as the catalyst for the socio-economic development of the state and nation.“Islam preaches peace, tolerance and mutual respect amongst members of every community, irrespective of ethnic or religious differences.

“So, I admonish us, in the spirit of the season, to imbibe the good lessons of Ramadan, which connotes selflessness, endurance, sacrifice, piety, generosity and total obedience to Allah (SWT),” he said.According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the governor also called on traditional rulers, community and religious leaders to continue praying for sustainable peace in the state and the country in general.Earlier, in his two Raka’at Prayer, Chief Imam of Gombe, Alhaji Mohammed Pindiga, urged the Muslim faithful to imbibe the teachings of Ramadan and be their brother’s keepers.

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