By David Odama
LAFIA- THE SPEAKER, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi has appealed to the Muslims and other Nigerians to pray fervently for the successful conduct of 2019 general elections in the country.
The Speaker in his Eid-el-kabir good will message signed and issued by Chief Press Secretary , Jibrin Gwamna and made available to newsmen in Lafia said fervent prayers by Muslims and other Nigerians would not only ensure rancour-free elections in 2019 but would also promote peace and unity in the country.
I urge all Nigerians irrespective of religion, political affiliation, ethnic differences to reconcile with one another and God in the interest of peace and in order to get more God blessings and favour,” the statement said.
“There is the need for all to guard against hate speeches, do the right thing and intensify prayers for a hitch-free general elections and for the emergence of leaders that will deliver the needed dividends of democracy to the people”.
Abdullahi called on religious, political and traditional leaders to engage their followers on peace and unity as 2019 general elections draws nearer.
According to the statement, ” I want to congratulate Muslims and other Nigerians on the occasion on Eid-el-Kabir celebration. Let all of us use this period to pray fervently for the successful conduct of 2019 general elections.
Besides commending the giant developmental strides of President Muhammadu Buhari and Gov.Tanko Al-Makura the Speaker further called on the citizens and other residents to continue to pray and support the leaders at all levels to succeed.
The speaker re-assured the people of the state that the assembly would continue to enact laws and pass resolutions that would be in the best interest of the people of the state.