Malam Nasir El-Rufai has congratulated the Muslim community on the successful completion of Ramadan in unusually challenging circumstances. He commended the patience and understanding displayed in observing the obligations of faith under conditions of quarantine. Malam El-Rufai prayed that Almighty Allah will amply reward and bless these efforts.
In a message of felicitation to the Muslim community on the festival of Eid-el-Fitr, the governor praised the spirit of sacrifice and resilience displayed by the community during the fasting period and called for continued adherence to public health guidelines to protect citizens fro Covid-19.
“Malam Nasir El-Rufai has felicitated with the Muslim community on the occasion of Eid-el-Fitr. The governor congratulated the community on the successful completion of Ramadan, and prayed that Allah will bless the immense sacrifices that are being made.
“The governor noted the challenges the Covid-19 pandemic created for the traditions associated with fasting and the celebration of Eid-el-Fitr. He thanked the community for abiding by the public health guidelines, and avoiding congregational worship and communal gatherings to break the fast.
“Malam Nasir El-Rufai acknowledged that these public health guidelines also make it impossible to permit the celebration of Eid with congregational prayers, and thanked the Muslim community for its understanding. He commended the Imams and the members of the Muslim community for abiding by the guidelines, welcoming this as another example of the spirit of sacrifice and discipline required to protect the community in a dangerous moment.
“He urged the Muslim community to keep hope alive, to continue to practice compliance with health guidelines and not to relent in prayers for an end to the disruptions caused by Covid-19.
“Malam Nasir El-Rufai appealed to all communities in Kaduna State to uphold peace and harmony. He urged all residents to observe social distance, practice regular hand washing with soap and water and avoid large gatherings to protect everyone from Covid-19. He appealed for continued compliance with the terms of the Quarantine Orders that are in force in the state.”