Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State
Governor Ahmadu Fintiri congratulated the Muslim Ummah on the observance of another Eid al-Kabir.
Muslims should remember that the season is a time to give thanks to Almighty Allah "for sparing our lives as individuals and families to celebrateâ€, according to a statement signed by Humwashi Wonosikou, the governor's press secretary.
â€œEid-El-Kabir teaches and reminds us of the meaning of sacrifice, love
and forbearance with one another. The significance of the celebration is
rooted in peaceful co-existence, mutual respect and tolerance.â€
This ceremony, according to Governor Fintiri, is to honor Prophet (Abraham) Ibrahim's challenges and triumphs.
â€œAs we mark the festivities, I sincerely believe that our state will
make a rapid progress on all fronts if we re-enact the exemplary
virtues, typified by Prophet (Abraham) Ibrahim, through his sacrifice,
patience, steadfastness, generosity and obedience to Allahâ€™s command and
Governor Fintiri urged Muslims to remember and share their God-given wealth with the less fortunate, as established in the Islamic faith's precepts, and to live in peace with one another.
While wishing Muslims a pleasant holiday, Rt. Hon. Fintiri invites them
to pray and follow the COVID-19 rules for the betterment of our
â€œWe should imbibe the noble virtues of our great prophets in order to
establish closer connectivity between religious teachings and practice.â€