ABUJA, (CAJ News) – THE First Lady of Kogi State, Rashida Bello, has urged people in the state, especially the women, to intensify prayers for peaceful co-existence in the state during the Eid-el Fitri.
She appealed to Muslims to eschew violence and seek peace with their neighbours in keeping with the tenets of Islam, reminding them that no meaningful progress can take place in any society in the absence of peace.
Bello appealed to people in the state to imbibe the spirit of tolerance, obedience and respect for constituted authority for the collective advancement of the state.
She called for religious tolerance among various faiths in the state.
“It is not by accident that God allowed us to be brought together as one state,” said Bello.
She reiterated the need for peace if the desired development would be achieved.
– CAJ News