Tunde Bolaji – Minna.
Alhaji Ahmed Ibrahim Matane , the Secretary to Niger state government ( SSG) has congratulated the Muslim Ummah on the conclusion of this year’s Ramadan fast.
In his Sallah message to mark the end of the Ramadan fasting period, he called on the people of the state to embrace peace and unity in order to encourage the growth and development of the State.
The SSG pointed out that the Ramadan fast is an opportunity for Muslim Ummah to deepen their relationship with God, charity, promote life of sacrifice and love for one another irrespective of religious, political or social affiliations.
Ahmed Matane who is also the Chairman, Niger State Task Force on COVID-19 tasked the people of the State to pray fervently against the spread of coronavirus pandemic in the State.
He reminded them to adhere strictly to the safety protocols of COVID-19 such as mandatory wearing of Face Mask in public places and adherence to social distancing.
He also urged the citizens to always maintain personal hygiene, regular hand washing with soap under running water, application of hand sanitizers and stay at home as advised by health workers among other several measures.
The SSG wishes the people of the State happy and hitch-free Eid el Fitr celebrations and appealed for continuous prayers against the spread of COVID-19 pandemic in the State the country as a whole.