Governor Wike Advocates Peace And Unity As He Spoke During The Jumaat Prayer.
Governor Wike who spoke on Friday during the Jumaat Prayer to mark the country's 57th Independence Anniversary said that peace and unity are ingredients for national development.
"Peace and Unity are indispensable ingredients for the growth of any nation. We shall continue to work for the growth of Nigeria ".
He thanked God for the privilege of nationhood, pointing out that all Nigerians irrespective of their political affiliation and religious inclination should pray for the peace and unity of Nigeria.
"We hope that this Independence Celebration will provide us the common front to solve the numerous challenges facing the country.
He thanked the Muslim community for their support, assuring them that his administration will always carry them along.
In an interview after the Jumaat Prayer, Chief Imam of 6 Division Central Mosque, Imam Malik Yahaya said that the Muslims prayed for Nigeria and Rivers State.
He called on Nigerians to embrace love, peaceful coexistence and religious tolerance for the country to develop rapidly.
Leader of Rivers Muslim Community, Alhaji Nasir Uhor lauded Governor Wike for promoting religious tolerance and even development across the state.