Governor, Ibikunle Amosun
Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, has congratulated the Muslim community in Nigeria on the celebration of the 2012 Eid el fitr.
The governor also called for a better Nigeria based on the lessons imbibed during the Holy Month of Ramadan.
Amosun said the celebration of this year's Eid el Fitr should mark a turning point for all Nigerians.
According to the governor, "The lessons of piety, self discipline, spiritual awareness, brotherliness, love and compassion imbibed during Ramadan, if allowed to guide our future private and public conduct, will bring within our reach and attainment the dreams of our founding fathers for a peaceful and prosperous nation."
He called on Muslim faithful to lead the campaign for peaceful coexistence among Nigerians and respect for the sanctity of life, noting that "Islam is a religion of peace."