As Muslims across the world mark Eid-el Kabir, Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has harped on peace and unity among Nigerians.
Governor Sani Bello disclosed this after observing two Rakat Eid pray along with other Muslim faithful at the Minna Eid Ground.
He called on Nigerians to pray fervently for peace and especially for the security agencies, so that they restore normalcy to the country.
According to him, most parts of Nigeria is being bedevilled. He remained optimistic that Almighty Allah will bring peace back to the nation.
The governor congratulated Muslim Ummah and Nigerians for observing a peaceful celebration, praying that Allah rewards all accordingly.
Earlier, former head of state, Gen Abdulsalami A. Abubakar while congratulating Muslims on the occasion, prayed to Allah to touch the minds of bandits and kidnappers to desist from their ungodly acts.
Gen Abubakar prayed for peace and tranquillity in the country.
Other personalities that were are the Eid Prayer included the state deputy governor, Alh Ahmed Muhammad Ketso, secretary to the state governor, Ahmed Ibrahim Matane, former state governor, Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu, Emir of Minna, Alh (Dr) Umar Farouq Bahago, some members of the state executive council members, top government functionaries among others.
Chief Imam of Minna Central Mosque, Mallam Ibrahim Isah Fari, led the Eid prayers and thereafter preached the sermon.
In the spirit of the celebration, Governor Sani Bello, in the company of Gen Abdusalami and others, paid a Sallah visit to the former head of state, Gen Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida at his hill top Residence.