As Muslims across the world mark the end of the annual 30 days of Ramadan today, some state governors have sent messages to Nigerian Muslims faithful as they celebrate Eid-el-Fitr, urging all citizens to keep the faith and rededicate themselves to finding solutions to the collective problems besetting the nation including the coronavirus pandemic.
Governor Dapo Abiodun in his message urged Nigerians to live in peace with one another, even as the dreaded virus continues to wreak havoc across the world.
A statement by his chief press secretary, Kunle Somorin also advised Nigerians to avoid making reckless claims and non-compliance that could aggravate the pandemic.
He urged the faithful to fervently pray for divine intervention and scrupulously respect all measures that would help flatten the curve of the deadly virus.
Similarly, the Kano state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje extolled the Muslim faithful for blending well and observing the Ramadan fast with patience and understanding amidst the COVID-19 scourge, saying the sacrifice will encourage the government to exert all possible efforts and available resources to fight the pandemic.