Gov. Buni felicitates with Muslim Ummah, tasks faithful on charity
Story from Sa’adatu MAINA, Damaturu
His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Yobe State, Honorable Mai Mala Buni, has felicitated with the people of the state and the entire Muslim ummah on the occassion of the Id-el-Fitr Sallah celebration which marks the end of the Ramadan fasting.
He said the Ramadan fasting had in the last one month inculcated the virtues of patience, devotion, self-control, humility, kindness, forgiveness, altruism and other virtues of Islam that should be extended beyond the month of Ramadan for a just and peaceful society.
The Governor reminded the people on Zakatul Fitr or giving out measures of foodstuff to the needy at the end of the fasting period, to give them a sense of belonging during the festive period.
Governor Buni prayed to Almighty Allah to accept the acts of ibadah worship and supplications made for the full return of peace and prosperity in the state and Nigeria.
He admonished the people to continue supporting government policies and programmes assuring that his administration is committed to provide more infrastructural developments to improve the lives of the people.
He charged the people to be conscious and vigilant on strange movements and objects, and to report such suspicious movements and objects in their vicinity to security agents.
Governor Buni urged the people to remain peaceful and law abiding as the 2023 general election sets in, saying, peace is a necessary tool for successful election and development.
Accordingly, the governor called on the people to obtain their Permanent Voter Cards to fully participate in the 2023 general election.
“All Political Parties are enjoined to promote peaceful electioneering, devoid of rancour to promote the spirit of sportsmanship in politics and to strengthen Nigeria’s democracy.
“I also wish to commend the Nigerian Armed Forces, other security operatives and the Vigilante groups for their patriotism and gallantry in the fight against insurgency and other crimes” Buni said.