The Executive Governor of Plateau State and Chairman of the Northern Governor’s Forum, Rt. Hon. Dr. Simon Bako Lalong wants the Muslim Ummah to practice the virtues of sacrifice, peaceful coexistence, reconciliation and tolerance as professed by Prophet Mohammed (SAW).
The Governor in a goodwill message to newsmen in Jos by his Director of Press Affairs, Dr. Makut Simon Macham urges Muslims to mark the festival of Eid-El-Kabir by practicing the teachings of the Holy Quran which advocate goodwill and respect for humanity irrespective of religious, ethnic, political and other affiliations.
Governor Lalong also appeals to the people of Plateau State to sustain the peace and harmony that currently exists so as to promote development and security which are crucial to achieving the objectives of his Rescue Mandate.
He charges religious and community leaders as well as security agencies to work in harmony as they provide a safe and secure environment for the people of the State to observe a hitch-free Eid-El-Kabir.
Governor Lalong reaffirms the determination of his administration to serve the people assiduously through implementation of legacy projects that impact directly on the well being of the citizens in line with the renewed mandate given to him in the last elections.
The governor wishes all Muslims a Happy Sallah celebration and calls for continued prayers for the leadership of the country at all levels.