Edo Governor Godwin Obaseki has called on Nigerians to take inspiration from the occasion of Eid-el-Maulud as a model for fostering peace and harmony within the nation. He stated, “This celebration offers an opportunity for thoughtful reflection as a people and reinforces the need for tolerance and peaceful co-existence”.
The governor went on to emphasize that regardless of political affiliations, religious beliefs, or tribal distinctions, we should all heed the message of peace delivered by Prophet Mohammed. He added, “Despite our religious, tribal, ethnic and political affiliations, the prophet’s message of peace and good neighbourliness should motivate us all to work together towards building a strong, united and prosperous Nigeria”.
He called upon the Muslim faithful to utilize the occasion of Eid el Maulud for prayers dedicated to peace, coexistence, and the advancement of Nigeria. The governor affirmed that his administration remains committed to supplying essential amenities for all residents in the state and formulating policies that celebrate diversity to foster harmonious coexistence