As Muslims celebrate 2021 Eid-el-Fitr across the world, the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has called for sustained prayers for peace and unity of the country.
This was contained in a press statement on Tuesday signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Terver Akase and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Makurdi.
He said the peace, security and unity of the country must be placed above personal and sectional interests, as keeping Nigeria safe and united was a task for all its citizens.
The governor urged Muslims in the state to promote the values and lessons of Ramadan such as piety, generosity, peaceful coexistence and justice.
He acknowledged and appreciated the prayers made by the Muslim community any time the state was confronted by challenges.
He wished all Muslims peaceful Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations.(NAN)