Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has called on the people of the state to be vigilant and prayerful.
El-Rufai made the call in a statement of felicitation to the Muslim community on the occasion of Eid-el-Kabir, the festival of sacrifice.
The governor appealed for reflections on the tradition of deep faith that the festival marks.
He urged citizens to remain conscious of the continuing peril of Covid-19 and as well, act to protect themselves and others by complying with the health protocols.
The governor called for caution and personal responsibility.
He stated that while strict lockdown conditions have since been eased, the dangers from the virus have not abated, making it important that citizens should continue to show concern for the health and well being of others.
He also called for prayers for the peace, progress and development of the country.
Part of the statement reads “Malam Nasir El-Rufai appealed to all communities in Kaduna State to uphold peace and harmony. He called for vigilance and prayers, and challenged all citizens to let their faiths incline them to peaceful and law-abiding conduct at all times.”