Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode yesterday joined Muslim faithful to mark the Eid-El-Fitri celebrations, just as he called on them to sustain the lessons of the Ramadan Fast beyond the season.
The Governor who spoke when he hosted scores of Muslim faithful to a feast at the Lagos House, Alausa, urged them to imbibe the tenets of the season and ensure it reflects in their daily activities.
“Let me use this medium to felicitate with our Muslim brothers and sisters on the completion of the year 2015 Ramadan. Ramadan has come and gone, but the lessons of the month remain and we should as worshippers sustain them in our everyday activity”.
“Let us put to use the lessons of Ramadan, which essentially is that of peace. Let us remain peaceful and eschew vices by remaining steadfast in our journey to make Lagos state a better place for all of us”.
“We may differ in tongue and faith, but we all remain equal before our creator, the owner of heaven and earth”.
“It is my fervent prayer that the Almighty will continue to increase us in wisdom, health and wealth. May we witness many more celebrations”, the Governor said.
Earlier in her welcome address, First Lady of Lagos State, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode expressed her appreciation for the support given to the present administration so far, just as she appealed for more cordial relationship being enjoyed in the state.