Youth and Sports Minister Felicitates With Muslims On Eid-el-Kabir


The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, has  congratulated Muslims on the occasion of the  Eid El Kabir, while  urging Nigerians to imbibe the spirit of love and sacrifice for the good of the country.
According  to him, “I congratulate all our Muslim brothers and sisters on the occasion  of the Eid El Kabir celebration. Despite all challenges, God has kept us alive with His mercy and grace. While wishing the Muslim Unma happy celebration, I urge all Nigerians to imbibe the spirit of sacrifice espoused by Prophet Ibrahim (ASW) who was ready to sacrifice his only son as commanded by God until an angel provided a ram for the sacrifice. We must pray for peaceful  co existence and  unity of Nigeria.”
The Minister  further said, “Every great country and people go through trials and tribulations, but with faith in God they overcome. We have a responsibility to ensure that we share what we have with the needy, pray for the unity and peace of Nigeria. We have no any other country  than Nigeria, so we must always live in unity and love. This occasion calls for celebration  because God has kept us alive despite the pandemic  and other challenges. I urge  every one to imbibe the  spirit  of forgiveness, embrace peace and imbibe a new level of patriotism to make our country  greater, more  prosperous  and peaceful”.
The Federal Government declared Tuesday, 20 July and Wednesday, 21 July, 2021 as public holiday to mark the Ileya Festival.

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