From: SANI HARUNA(Zamfara)

Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle of Zamfara state has congratulated Muslim Ummah in the state and Nigeria over the commencement of the Holy Month of Ramadan.

This was contained In a statement by the Director General, Media, Public Enlightenment and Communications, Malam Yusuf Idris in Gusau.

It explains that the governor wishes Muslims a successful fasting, ibadah and urged them to use the period to rededicate their prayers for Allah to make life easier for all.

The statement advise Muslims to imbibe teachings of the Holy month through Taqwa, giving sadaqat to the needy and the less privileged and for people to use the Ramadan period to repent from all forms of immorality and social vices.

It adds that Alh Bello Matawalle advocated for prayers for an end to terrorism, armed banditry, kidnapping, cattle rustling and other crimes bedeviling the state and the nation.

The statement calls on traders and people engaged in selling essential commodities to cut down prices throughout the blessed month and beyond so as to benefit from Allah’s rewards.