By Chinonso Alozie, Owerri
The Imo state governor, Emeka Ihedioha, has advised the Muslims to abide by the lessons of the teachings of obedience of the Islamic religion as they celebrate their Id El kabir festival.
Ihedioha spoke in Owerri through his Special Adviser on Media, Steve Osuji, adding that obedience and sacrifice are crucial in the process of nation building.
He further said that there is need to obey the laws of the land in everything one does as such would result to peaceful co-existence of the citizens.
Ihedioha said that, “When we do these, the current wind of discontent and threats of disintegration shall blow away and peace and tranquility will reign,” the statement said.
The release added saying, “Governor of Imo State, Rt. Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, CON, has greeted Muslims across the nation, on the occasion of the celebration of the Id El Kabir festival.
“Governor Ihedioha called on Muslims to abide by the lessons of the celebration which borders on obedience and sacrifice.
“He said at no time in the recent history of the nation has obedience and sacrifice needed than now. We need to obey the laws of the land which make accommodation for all, irrespective of creed or ethnicity.
“And we need to make sacrifices to accommodate one another. When we do these, the current wind of discontent and threats of disintegration shall blow away and peace and tranquility will reign,” the statement concluded.”