By Elizabeth Ameh, Maiduguri.
The Chairman Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN),Borno State Chapter, Most Reverend, Dr. John Bogna Bakeni, Auxiliary Bishop of Maiduguri, unbehalf of the Christian community, has felicitated with the Muslim Ummah in the State on the occasion of the Eid-el-fitri celebration.
The CAN Chairman, in his message made available to the media, rejoiced with the Ummah and prayed that Allah will accept their acts of Ibadah and supplications.
“On behalf of the entire Christian Community in Borno State, the Christian Association of Nigeria, Borno State Chapter, felicitates with the Muslim Ummah in Borno State and beyond as they celebrate Eid-el- fitri festival which marks the end of the Holy Month of Ramadan.
“We rejoice with them and pray that the blessings of God will be upon them now and always. May Allah accept their prayers and supplications.
“Ramadan is a time of self-reflection and a renewed commitment to living a life of piety and peace. It teaches us the importance of sacrifice, compassion, and generosity towards others, especially the less privileged in the society.
“As we mark this important occasion, we must take the opportunity to reflect on the spiritual lessons of Ramadan and values its embodies, which are love and mutual understanding for a peaceful society. “.
The CAN Chairman enjoined all to continue to pray for peace and prosperity in Borno State and our country, Nigeria.