By Abubakar Y. Ojimaojo.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) hopeful for Ankpa I Constituency, Hon. Aduku Emmanuel has congratulated Muslims all-over the world as they celebrate Eid-el-Kabir.
Aduku expressed optimism about Ankpa local government and Kogi State becoming a prosperous state under the leadership of Gov. Yahaya Bello.
He distributed food items to constituents, noting that the gesture is to ease the affairs of the people of his constituent.
Emmanuel, in a Sallah message personally signed by him and made available to reporters in Ankpa, said Nigerians have continued to enjoy the mercies of God despite the many challenges, ranging from insecurity to socioeconomic among others.
He urged every Ankpa sons and daughters to show tolerance as that was the only way peace could reign.
He further noted that the essence of the Sallah festival is sacrifice, obedience, love, and a time for reflection, calling on the faithful to imbibe the spirit of sacrifice for peace, unity, and progress of Nigeria.
He, however, expressed confidence that the victory of evil over good is only temporary and lauded the commitment of all Ankpa sons and daughters to peaceful co-existence and the unity against societal elements that have posed a threat to the ordained Gods candidate.
While praying for a peaceful celebration, he, however, called on everyone to share with their neighbors all that makes the Sallah season a special moment.