Eid-el-Fitri: Mutfwang felicitates with Muslims, calls for prayers, peaceful co-existence


The Plateau state governor-elect, Caleb Mutfwang, has congratulated the Muslim community in the state for the successful completion of the Ramadan fasting.
In a statement in Jos, he called on the Muslim Ummah to pray for the state and the country at large for a peaceful transition of power on May 29.
Mutfwang also called for peaceful neighbourliness among citizens of the state, noting that communities need peace and a secure environments for economic activities to thrive.
He said the incoming administration, is committed to offering quality leadership that will unite the people, adding that he will work hand in hand with security agencies to secure the state.
The statement personally signed by the governor-elect, reads: “On behalf of the Deputy Governor-elect, I rejoice with our Muslim Umma on this unique festival of breaking the fast.
“I congratulate you particularly for your perseverance, self-discipline and piety all through the Ramadan.
“By faith, we trust that God Almighty has received your precious gifts and the intense prayers you have offered on behalf of our State and the whole nation.
“The 2023 Ramadan and Eid el-Fitr are particularly of great significance because they have come within our nation’s political transition period.
In just about a month away, a new president, state Governors, National Assembly as well as State legislators will be sworn into office in Nigeria’s 24 years of unbroken Democratic journey. “We therefore make this passionate plea to you: heighten your prayers for our country and Plateau State so that all may go well across the entire nation on May 29, 2023 and hereafter.
“In addition, we plead with all citizens to re-commit themselves to peaceful neigbourliness.
“Our communities need peace and secure environments to concentrate on their farming and business activities.
“Without peace and security, our communities may be driven into poverty and every form of deprivation.
“As the incoming administration, we commit ourselves to offering quality leadership that will unite the people and work hand in hand with them, security agencies as well as people and institutions of goodwill to secure Plateau.
“We wish you a very refreshing celebration”.


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