Eid-El-fitr: Governor Ododo Enjoins Citizens to Work Together for Peaceful Coexistence

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  • Restates commitment to security of lives and property.

Kogi state Governor, Ahmed Usman Ododo has enjoined the people of the state to work together to ensure peaceful coexistence among diverse interests in Kogi State.

The Governor made the call in his message to the people on the occasion of Eid El-Fitr celebration.

Speaking at the Okene Central Eid Prayer ground, Governor Ododo restated his commitment to the security of lives and property in every part of the state.

He called on those fanning the embers of discord to desist from their unpatriotic tendencies as his administration is unwavering in its resolve to deal with recent upsurge of security breaches in some parts of the state.

The Governor who commended President Bola Ahmed Tinubu for his exemplary leadership of the country, assured that his administration is committed to providing enabling environment for everyone in the state to aspire to the highest possible attainment of success in line with his administration’s agenda for consolidation and continuity which he noted is tied to the Renewed Hope Agenda of the President.

Governor Ododo further stated that his administration will continue to work for the peace, progress and prosperity of the people, stating that he was elected to serve the best interest of the people of the state.

The Governor stressed that his administration shall continue to uphold the tenets of servant leadership at all times in his approach to governance in the state.

“Let us cherish the spirit of unity and compassion that defines this day, and let it inspire us to continue working together towards a brighter future for our people and our state.

“Let us use this period to reflect on our shared values of love, compassion, and solidarity, and to renew our commitment to building a stronger and more vibrant Kogi State together,” Governor Ododo emphasized.

The Governor who extended well wishes to citizens of the state, urged the people to use the occasion of Eid celebration to reflect on the spiritual growth attained by individuals and families in the last 30 days of the Ramadan fast.

He enjoined the people to remain steadfast in their resilience as a people and continue to demonstrate strength of character to surmount challenges.

“As a people, we have demonstrated resilience and strength of character against the odds of prevailing economic challenges and insecurity.

“We have proven that we have what it takes to defeat temptations of the flesh just like our social and economic challenges. That is the true spirit of Ramadan which has to endure beyond Ramadan.

“Our ability to go through the period of absolute self discipline and control demonstrates that we are capable of weathering the storm to achieve progress and prosperity together as a people.”

The Governor urged well to do citizens to remember those less fortunate among the people and extend a helping hand to those in need, stressing that the Eid celebration presents an opportunity to renew their collective commitment to unity, peace and harmony in the state.


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