By Soni Daniel & Femi Bolaji
JALINGO—Taraba State governor, Darius Ishaku, has asked Muslims in the state to pray for the peace and progress of the state and be alert to the antics of enemies of the state who have not given up on dragging it down.
The governor made the appeal in his Edi-el-kabir message to Muslim Uma lately.A statement released by the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Media and Publicity, Mr. Bala Dan Abu, revealed that the governor also congratulated Muslims for their sacrifice during Ramadan fasting and prayers and prayed Almighty Allah to grant their prayers with abundant blessings.
The message reads: “The governor urges Muslims in the state not to allow lessons of Ramadan which include the need for tolerance, peace and sacrifice for the good of society to elude them.
He wants them to rededicate themselves to the cause of peace and unity in Taraba State, stressing that peace is the greatest need of the state at the moment and reminded them of their patriotic zeal which has facilitated the execution of many projects and positively enhanced the profile and perception of the state within and outside the country as well as the economic wellbeing of the generality of the people in the state.
Governor Ishaku, however, reminded them that the enemies of Taraba State have not yet given up on their mission to drag the state down and called on members of all religious persuasion in the state to join hands with government to frustrate their evil mission. He wished the Muslim Uma in the state happy Eid-el-Kabir