As Muslims in Gombe State join other faithful all over the world to celebrate this year’s Eid-el-Maulud, Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya called on the ummah to imbibe the spirit of tolerance, humility, modesty and generosity as exemplified by the life and times of the Holy Prophet Muhammad ( SAW).

In a good will message to commemorate the festival, the governor also admonished both leaders and the led to use the occasion to draw lessons and inspiration from the virtues of service, peaceful co-existence and exemplary leadership of the Holy Prophet and give their best for the overall peace, unity, development and prosperity of the society.

He also sued for continued prayers for the peace, well-being and prosperity of the state and the nation at large.

Governor Yahaya, who emphasized the need for tolerance among the diverse people of the state, regardless of their differences, urged them to continue to be law abiding and guard jealously the relative peace and tranquility Gombe State is enjoying by shunning all acts capable of jeopardizing it.