…By Enitan Thompson for TDPel Media.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State celebrated Eid-El-Kabir alongside the local Muslim community on Wednesday.
He joined them in prayers and festivities, expressing his gratitude for their support and collaboration with his administration over the past six years.
Commitment to Alleviating Economic Difficulties
Addressing the gathering at the Government House in Benin City, Governor Obaseki assured the Muslim community that his administration would continue implementing policies and measures to ease the economic hardships resulting from the federal government’s removal of fuel subsidies.
He acknowledged the challenges faced by Nigerians and Edo people and emphasized that the Edo State Government had implemented various palliative measures to mitigate the impact of the subsidy removal.
Appreciation for Prayers and Support
Expressing his appreciation for the support and prayers received from the Muslim community, Governor Obaseki attributed their prayers to the successes achieved by his administration and the growth and development of the state.
He acknowledged the vital role of prayers in sustaining the nation during challenging times and urged the community to continue praying for enduring peace, unity, and progress in Edo State and Nigeria as a whole.
Governor’s Commitment to Responding Appropriately
Governor Obaseki reiterated his commitment to responding appropriately to the challenges faced by Nigerians, particularly the people of Edo State.
He acknowledged that his previous comments on national policies had garnered criticism but emphasized that time had proven him right in speaking truth to power.
He assured the community that the government was dedicated to implementing policies and programs that would alleviate the suffering and challenges faced by Nigerians.
Appreciation from the Chief Imam
The Chief Imam of Benin Central Mosque, Alhaji Fatai Enabulele, expressed his gratitude to Governor Obaseki for his support to the Muslim community in Edo State.
He commended the governor for his developmental strides across all sectors, highlighting the transformational reforms and achievements in areas such as sports, including Bendel Insurance’s recent victory in the Federation Cup.
He encouraged the governor to increase publicity of his work, ensuring that citizens are aware of the positive impact on their lives.
Governor Godwin Obaseki celebrated Eid-El-Kabir with the Muslim community in Edo State, expressing his appreciation for their support and prayers.
He assured them of his commitment to implementing measures to ease economic difficulties resulting from the fuel subsidy removal.
The governor acknowledged the challenges faced by Nigerians and emphasized his dedication to responding appropriately and alleviating the suffering of the people.
The Chief Imam praised the governor for his developmental efforts and urged him to increase public awareness of his accomplishments for the benefit of the citizens.Share on Facebook «||» Share on Twitter «||» Share on Reddit «||» Share on LinkedIn