In a Sallah Message issued by Simeon Nwakaudu, the Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor on Electronic Media, Governor Wike said Eid-el-Kabir is a season of Love, Peace, togetherness and Sacrifice. He urged all Nigerians to embrace religious tolerance which will promote peace across the country and enhance national development.
The governor prayed God to use this Sallah period to impact positively on the lives of Nigerians. He assured the people of Rivers State that the State Government will work with the security agencies to ensure that all citizens celebrate the Sallah in peace and harmony.
He congratulated the Muslim community in Rivers State on the Sallah celebration, assuring them that his administration will continue to partner with them to move the state forward. The governor thanked the state Muslim community for the consistent support that they have always extended to his administration.
Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor,
11th September, 2016.