Kwara Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed has called on Muslim faithful to imbibe the lesson of obedience as exemplified by Prophet Ibrahim.
The governor gave the advice on Monday in Ilorin in his Salah message to the people of the state.
A press statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Abdulwahab Oba, said Ahmed congratulated Muslims on the occasion of the Eid-el-Kabir festival, wishing all and sundry peaceful and happy celebration.
“I call on the people of Kwara to imbibe the lessons of total submission and obedience to the will of Almighty Allah and promote the principle of being one another’s keeper,” he said.
The governor emphasized the need to devote oneself to the services of the supreme being and pray for the unity, peace, progress and stability of the country as we approach another period of general elections in the country.
Ahmed enjoined everyone to participate actively in the forthcoming elections by making sure that they obtained their Permanent Voter Card (PVC).
“Let’s guide against hate speech, thuggery and violence, but imbibe lessons of the season and pray for free, fair and credible elections in 2019 and beyond”, the governor said.
He expressed his gratitude to the people of the state for their support and prayers over the years and renewed his commitment to bequeathing a worthy legacy to his successor.
“We shall take all our projects to fruition levels,” the governor promised.