Rivers State Deputy Governor Dr. (Mrs.) Ipalibo Harry Banigo has felicitated with members of the Islamic Faith on the occasion of the 2017 Id el Kabir Festival.

In a Statement from the Government House in Port Harcourt Dr. Banigo advised Muslims to emulate the virtues of obedience exhibited by Prophet Ibrahim who in total obedience to Allah’s Command was ready to sacrifice Ishmael his son.

The Deputy Governor who said she is pleased with the fact that Muslims have continued to live peacefully with Christians in the State, urged them to continue to support the Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike led Administration’s quest to improve the lot of all Rivers Residents irrespective of clime or creed.

“This Administration under the watch of Governor Wike is committed to ensure that everybody in Rivers State has a sense of belonging this is why he has appointed a Sole Administrator for the Muslims Pilgrims Board and have also released all the required funds for Rivers Pilgrims to travel to Saudi Arabia for this year’s Hajj” Dr. Banigo said.

She advised them to be good Ambassadors of the State in the Holy Land and wished them journey mercies.


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