By Igbunu Miracle
The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori has called on Muslim faithful to use the Eld-el-Fitr to pray for peace and unity in the Country.
The Speaker in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Dennis Otu implored Muslim faithful in the country not to relent in their prayers for peace and unity of the nation.
While calling on Muslim faith to extend the spiritual benefits of Ramadan to all and sundry, the Speaker who is also the national Deputy Chairman of the Conference of Speakers of state legislatures in Nigeria said that the country was in need of prayers to overcome the challenges confronting the nation and the people.
“Let me felicitate with Muslim faithful on the occasion of the 2021 Eid-el-Fitri celebration and the successful end of Ramadan fast. I want to use this medium to call on all Nigerians to remember our beloved country in their prayers. We should double our prayers for our country as a result of the numerous challenges we are facing in the country”, he stated.
“We need to tolerate one another and live in harmony so that our country can know peace and development and extended his warm wishes to Muslim faithful in the state in particular and the country in general”.