In a goodwill message signed by the General Manager, Corporate Communications, Godwin Idemudia, he said Eid el-Fitr is a solid reassurance that with every challenge and difficulty comes respite, redemption and renewal.
The Governor in his Eid-el-Fitri message, in Ado-Ekiti on Saturday, congratulated the Muslim faithful on the completion of the 30-day fast, stressing that the spiritual exercise had drawn them closer to Allah.
The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, has approved deployment of personnel to ensure a crash and hitch free 2020 Sallah celebration.
They call on the population to adhere to safety guidelines to avoid the spread of the novel coronavirus.
The National Public Relations Officer of the Association, Azeez Adeyemi, made the call via a statement in Abeokuta on Friday.
Joseph Daramola, CAN General Secretary, in a statement in Lagos, also congratulated the Sultan, who is the Head of Jama’atul Nasril Islam and President-General, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs.
Ibrahim Kaoje, the Police Commissioner in the state, gave the warning in a statement issued on Friday in Sokoto by the Public Relations Officer, ASP Muhammad Sadiq.
The IG stated this in a statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, Deputy Commissioner of Police Frank Mba, on Friday.
Makinde expressed gratitude to Muslims and residents of the state for remaining steadfast despite the situation imposed on the state by the COVID-19 pandemic.
In his usual practice to give cheerfully to people, Primate Ayodele has just given some widows live chicken and bags of rice in celebration of the muslim’s annual Ramadan.
The monarch asked the faithful across the 16 local government areas of the state to keep off from Eid praying grounds in compliance with government’s directive and experts advice on curbing further spread of Coronavirus pandemic.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Shawwal is the 10th month in the Islamic Calendar and the month in which Muslims celebrate Eid-al-fitr after the compulsory fasting month of Ramadan.
Balogun, who gave the advice in Ilorin on Thursday while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria, said there was no need for wild celebration.
Dr. Khalid Aliyu, the Secretary General of the JNI, with the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, as President, said this in a statement on Thursday in Kaduna
The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government through a statement by the Director of Press and Public Relations of the Ministry, Mohammed Manga, on Thursday in Abuja
Alhaji Umar Kadafur, Borno State Deputy Governor, said in a statement in Maiduguri on Wednesday that the decision was taken after a stakeholders meeting involving the COVID-19 committee and Islamic clerics.
Trading on the Nigerian Stock Exchange resumed on Thursday after the two-day holidays to mark Eid-el-Fitri on a bearish trend due to bargain hunting.
Activities at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja had remained normal against the expectations of upsurge of inbound passengers after the end of the Eid-el-fitr celebration across the country.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Wednesday said that the Lagos State Public Works Corporation had been directed to immediately begin patching of potholes across the state.
The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has re-iterated the commitment of Nigerian Air Force to the complete elimination of insurgents in the country.