As Muslims worldwide celebrates their festival of sacrifice popularly called Eid al-Adha, the Abia State governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu has urged the Muslims to use the opportunity to pray for peace and progress of Nigeria.
The message which was made known through the governor's chief press secretary, Mr. Enyinnaya Appolos, reads:
''Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu wishes to felicitate with Muslims in Nigeria as they mark their festival of sacrifice popularly called Eid al-Adha, and call on them to pray and sacrifice for the peace and unity of the country.
''Willingness to sacrifice what we love for greater good of our country will lead us collectively to prosperity as Nigerians and help engender peace and love for one another.
As you celebrate Eid al-Kabir, may Allah fill your life with happiness, love and wisdom on this blessed day of sacrifice.
Chief Press Secretary to the Governor