Mr. Atiku, in a message posted on his Twitter page on Tuesday morning, expressed his congratulations to Muslims in Nigeria and around the world on the Eid-el-Kabir festival. He emphasized the need for prayers for the country, stating that Nigeria is currently in a state that requires divine blessings to achieve peace, harmony, and prosperity.
Likewise, Mr. Akpabio, in a tweet, joined the Muslim Ummah and Nigerians in general in celebrating the Sallah festival. He congratulated President Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu GCFR and Vice-President Kashim Shettima GCON as they marked their first Eid-el-Kabir in their respective positions.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu congratulated “our Muslim brothers and sisters in the state and Nigeria” and wished them a happy Eid-el-Kabir. He highlighted this festival’s significant lessons for humanity and urged Lagosians and Nigerians to continue fostering spirituality and peaceful coexistence.
Governor Caleb Mutfwang extended his warmest greetings and heartfelt wishes to everyone, hoping the auspicious festival would bring abundant blessings, happiness, and prosperity.
Similarly, former Governor Gbenga Daniel urged Muslims to emulate the dedication of the Prophet, particularly in matters concerning the country. He emphasized that Eid Ul Adha is not just a celebration of extravagance with plenty of food. Still, it also signifies the importance of sacrifice and trust in the guidance of Allah.