Kwara State Governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed has congratulated Muslim faithful on the occasion of celebration of the birth of Prophet Mohammad.
The Governor, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Abdulwahab Oba, urged Muslims to pray fervently for peaceful transition as general election approaches.
The Governor, who extolled the sterling qualities of Prophet Mohammad as a shining example to humanity, advised everyone to emulate the character of just, equity and fairness as exhibited by the prophet.
Governor Ahmed advised Nigerians to be patriotic in their dealings with other people and shun every act capable of dismantling the Nigeria project.
Governor Ahmed appealed to Muslim leaders to use the occasion to caution political leaders against divisive tendencies but put the country’s interest above every selfish and parochial interest.
The statement advised youths to adhere strictly to the teachings of Prophet Mohammad by respecting constituted authority and shun all acts of violence before, during and after the general elections.