Chairman Umuahia North Council of Traditional Rulers HRM Eze Nwaigwe Felicitates Muslim Community on Eil-EL-Fitr


The Chairman Umuahia North Council of traditional rulers, HRM Eze Sir Innocent Adiele Nwaigwe has congratulated the Muslim community in the State and the country at large as the world marks this year’s Eid-El-Fitr celebration. Eze Nwaigwe commended the Muslim faithful on the fortitude and self-discipline they exhibited as they religiously observed the Ramadan period of fasting and prayers, culminating in the celebration of this year’s Eid el-Fitr festival. The revered traditional ruler, in a statement issued from his office, said he was optimistic that the Muslim community in Abia, and indeed Nigeria, had used the opportunity of the Ramadan period, considered one of the holiest months in the Islamic lunar calendar, to offer prayers for the good of the state, the country, its people and their leaders.

He praised Muslims in the State for their peaceful conduct, while emphasising the need for the various communities to continue to live in peace and by harmony, saying it is only in such atmosphere of good neighbourliness that the state would be able to prosper and make progress for the good of all its citizens. “I want to congratulate our Muslim brothers and sisters on the occasion of this year’s Eid el-Fitr celebration, marking the end of the Ramadan holy month of fasting and prayers.