Ikpeazu Congratulates Muslims On Eid-el Maulud

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 Abia State governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu,  has  congratulated  the Abia State Muslim community in Nigeria and wished them a peaceful and joyous el-del-Maulud, which marks the birth of Prophet Muhammed.  The governor said the birth of the Holy Prophet should bring tidings of good hope to Nigeria.In a goodwill message to the Muslim faithful,  signed by the Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Godwin Adindu, Governor Ikpeazu also  expressed his love and that of the government of Abia State towards the Muslim brethren and enjoined them to use the occasion of the el-del-Maulud to preach and promote peace and harmony in the state and in the country.Ikpeazu also commended the Abia Muslim community for being a partner in progress with government in the effort to uphold the peace and unity of the country, adding that the Muslims in the state are good patriots and ambassadors not only of the state but of Nigeria in general.The governor said that he was happy that the Muslims in Abia are the authentic followers of the true teachings of Allah and the precepts of the Prophet, saying  that they have demonstrated this in their life of tolerance and spirit of community, which has contributed to the general atmosphere of  law and order in the state.Describing Islam as a great world religion with the main tenet of love, peace and charity, Ikpeazu enjoined Muslims all over the world to extend the spiritual benefits of the Holy Day in ensuring a world of peaceful co-existence and a world free of violence.He urged the Muslims to use the occasion of the eid-el Maulud to demonstrate that the world is united by one  common humanity.