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Eid al-Fitr: A Time for Renewal and Unity- Sarkin Gabas Adamawa

By Zakariyya Aliyu Gwaram

Adamawa, Nigeria – As the crescent moon ushers in the end of Ramadan, the people of Adamawa State, along with millions around the world, mark the beginning of Eid al-Fitr, a time of joy, reflection, and community. This year, the festivities carry a profound message of peace, prosperity, and tolerance for all, extending heartfelt Sallah greetings to everyone in the state, from His Royal Highness Lamido Adamawa, Dr. Muhammad Barkindo Aliyu Mustapha, to the government officials and the diverse Muslim communities across the region.

Following a month of fasting, prayer, and contemplation, the Eid al-Fitr celebrations are a testament to the resilience and faith of the Muslim Ummah. In a special address, community leaders and religious figures in Adamawa State have come together to offer prayers for the prosperity of the state and the Fombina Emirate, hoping that the lessons of Ramadan strengthen the bonds of community and lead to a future marked by prosperity and peace.

The call for tolerance and unity resonated strongly in this year’s Eid messages, emphasizing the importance of embracing diversity and working together for the common good. “Adamawa’s strength lies in its diverse cultures and traditions. This Eid, let us renew our commitment to peace, mutual respect, and understanding,” said a spokesperson for the Lamido Adamawa, echoing the sentiments of many in the state.

Government officials have also seized the occasion to urge all citizens to embody the spirit of Eid al-Fitr by promoting a culture of tolerance and inclusion. “As we celebrate this auspicious day, let us remember the values that Ramadan teaches us – compassion, generosity, and brotherhood. By incorporating these values into our daily lives, we can overcome any challenge and build a brighter future for Adamawa State,” stated one official.

The Eid al-Fitr celebrations in Adamawa are marked by communal prayers, festive gatherings, and charitable acts, reflecting the spirit of generosity that defines the holy month. Families and friends come together to share meals and exchange greetings, while also reaching out to the less fortunate, a reminder of the importance of community service in Islam.

As Adamawa State basks in the joy and fellowship of Eid al-Fitr, the collective prayer is for a year filled with peace, growth, and prosperity. The message of tolerance and unity, emphasized by leaders across the state, is a beacon of hope, guiding the way towards a harmonious and thriving community.

Eid Mubarak to all in Adamawa State and around the world. May this Eid bring blessings of peace, health, and happiness to all.

Dr. Mahmoud Halilu Ahmed mni

Sarkin Gabas Adamawa

1st Shawwal 1445/10 April 2024

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Zakariyya Aliyu Gwaram

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