Ondo State Governor, Dr Olusegun Mimiko has urged the people to take advantage of the opportunity of a new beginning being offered by the conclusion of the Ramadan fast, to usher in a new era of peace and progress in the country .
This, he said, will enable the nation be the best for its numerous deposit of potentials.
Dr Mimiko in his Eid al-Fitr message to the people of the state issued in the State capital, Akure called for more dedication to the Nigeria project and urged its citizens to “take advantage of the just concluded holy month of Ramadan to usher in a new era into the country devoid of conflict, blood letting and every traces of evil”.
He said further that, “The long period of self restraint and self purification was a great spiritual exercise that should not be allowed to come and go in vain.
“We must allow for the impact of the just concluded spiritual exercise on our nation because we cannot afford to remain the same. The spiritual exercise should usher in the rebirth of Nigerians for a more peaceful and enviable Nigeria nation”.
While congratulating the Muslims for the Sallah festivities, Mimiko called on Nigerians as a whole irrespective of their religious leaning to imbibe the spirit of tolerance, love and good neighborliness among themselves as enshrined in the Holy books.