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The Honourable Commissioner of Finance,Budget and Economic Planning, Kogi State, has felicitated with the Muslim Ummah in the confluence state as they join their counterparts worldwide to celebrate Eid-El-Kabir.

Asiwaju in his Sallah message released through his media aide congratulated the Muslim Ummah for commemorating another significant event in the Muslim calendar which brings to fore the message of sacrifice, love, tolerance and unity as preached by the Holy Prophet (PBH).

The Honourable commissioner urged Muslims to celebrate this significant spiritual event by reflecting and praying on the issues that Kogi State and Nigeria at large has been confronted with such as insecurity, intolerance, religious bigotry, ethnic bias and poverty among others that can only be tackled when there is unity, collaboration and sacrifice among all Nigerians.

He said the matters that are weighing down national progress are such that Nigerians must look beyond parochial and selfish interests to enable people from all strata of society get equal opportunities contribute to solutions irrespective of their backgrounds.

He also called on the Muslim Ummah to continue to pray for leaders, especially the Kogi State Governor, His Excellency, Alhaji Yahaya Bello to achieve greater strides in the state and to also support the government as it works hard to fulfil its electoral mandate to the people.

Asiwaju also urged those in the holy land to pray and offer supplications to God for divine intervention in the affairs of the Stateand Nation.

He wishes all Muslims ummah a cheering and successful sallah celebration.


Mukadam Asiwaju Asiru Idris,FCA,FCTI

Hon. Commissioner of Finance,Budget and Economic Planning,Kogi State

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