Eid-el-Kabir: Akpabio charges Muslims, other Nigerians on support for leadership
Posted by News Express | 12 September 2016 | 1,712 times
Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, has charged Muslim faithful not to forget the very tenets of the religion, which are love, obedience and perseverance, as they celebrate this year’s Eid-el-Kabir.
Akpabio, whose goodwill message was contained in a release by his Special Assistant on Media, Jackson Udom, urged Nigerians to eschew bitterness and hatred and imbibe the spirit of love, unity and faith as they celebrate Eid-el-Kabir today.
He added: “It is only in a state of peace and tranquility that governments at all levels would be able to get the country out of the current economic recession.”
Akpabio assured the people that government at all levels were working round the clock to reduce the economic hardship currently being faced by the masses with a view to returning the country to the path of greatness and prosperity.
He charged Nigerians to continue to use the period to pray for the leadership of the country, noting: “The leadership of this country needs prayers and support from everyone, without any regard for political, religious or ethnic leanings, because economic hardship does not recognise politics, religion nor ethnic divides. This is time all hands must be on deck to salvage the situation for the benefit of Nigerians at home and in the Diaspora.”