EID-EL-FITRI: Sanwo-Olu Congratulates Muslims, Preaches Peace, Religious Tolerance
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has congratulated Nigerians, especially Muslim faithful in the country, as they celebrate Eid-el-Fitri, which marks the end of the 30 days of Ramadan fasting and prayers.
He enjoined Muslims in Lagos State to continue on the path of spirituality, peaceful co-existence and to remain tolerant of other religious denominations in the State, saying that Lagos was noted for religious harmony.
In his Eid-el-Fitri message issued and signed on Sunday by his Chief Press Secretary, Gboyega Akosile, Governor Sanwo-Olu prayed for Lagosians and Nigerians as a whole to witness and celebrate more Eid-el-Fitri in good health and prosperity.
The governor said observing Ramadan is very significant to Muslims across the world as one of the five pillars of Islam, which teaches abstinence from worldly pleasures, steadfastness in prayers and total submission to the will of Allah in accordance with the Quranic injunctions.