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The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has congratulated Nigerians on the successful completion of the Ramadan fast and called on them to use the Eid-el-fitr celebration to activate the much-desired national rebirth .
The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, in a statement on Saturday noted that “the Eid-el-fitr presents the nation a fresh opportunity for a national regeneration in all aspects of life, particularly as we collectively fight to defeat the COVID-19 pandemic.
“As a nation, we must use this period for deep introspection and rekindle the virtues of forgiveness, tolerance, love for one another and commitment to the stability and progress of our dear nation and humanity at large.
“Indeed, the successful completion of the Ramadan fast as well as our commitment to prayers and supplications during the period, strongly confirm our individual and collective trust in God in the determination to excel as a united people”.
The Minority Leader stressed that with such determination, unity and trust in God, our nation will definitely overcome all her challenges and once again stand tall among the comity of nations.
The lawmakers therefore called on Nigerians to spread the joy of the Eid-el-fitr by reaching out to one another at this critical time.
The caucus also urges Nigerians to ensure that they adhere strictly to all health safety protocols on COVID-19 as they observe the Eid-el-fitr.
Elumelu congratulated the Muslim community and prayed for successful Eid-el-fitr celebrations.