End of Ramadan: Manko Advocates for National Integration

A Lagos based business man and politician, Alhaji Adamu Attahiru Abdulkadir Nmanko (Zanako Etsu Patigi) has advocated for a National Integration in the Country.

Nmanko, in a statement made the call in his special Eid-l-fitr message made available to this medium.

As the 1445AH Ramadan fasting period comes to an end, he stress the importance of putting the virtues of Islam into practice beyond the fasting season.

While congratulating the Muslims after the successful completion of the fasting, Zanako Etsu Patigi urged them to continue to observe the spiritual significant of the month of sacrifice.

Adamu who is the Chief Executive Officer of Ham Foundation, also Counsels the Muslims to reflect on the importance of Ramadan in becoming good ambassadors of Islam at all times.

Alhaji Adamu Attahiru Abdulkadir Nmanko, equally called on Muslims as well as all Nigerians to utilise this period to pray fervently for peace and unity in the Country. He urged citizens to use the season to promote national integration.

According to him, he said, “Eid-el-fitr is a time of love and goodwill. It gives us a message to love all and hate none”, he said.

He appealed to all Muslims to sustain the lessons of Ramadan and replicate same in their daily life activities for a better society. He also advised citizens not to be carried away by only the pageantry of the sallah, but to use it for sobber reflection.

In his submission, Zanako Etsu Patigi emphasized the importance of peace, unity and tolerance among Nigerians and urged everyone to extend hands of support to the needy in the society as well as pray against the current security and economic situation of the country.

Also, he averred that, it is fundamental to take the growth and development of the Country more serious, revealing that the heterogeneity of Nigeria should be a source of strength rather than conflict.


Ibrahim Sheriff is the Editor of Fresh Insight and former Special Assistant on Media to the Speaker, Kwara state House of Assembly. Although a management science researcher by training, he has over five years experience of practice in Journalism, Public Relations and Communication Strategy. Sheriff holds a Masters Degree in Finance and Bachelors Degree in Banking and Finance from Kwara state University, Malete. He has Certificates in Digital Journalism, Enterprise Creation and Skill Acquisition (ECSA) and Basic Econometrics Data Analysis, as well as Bank of Industry (BoI) Certificate in Business Management. He is also a holder of Diploma in Cooperative Studies from Kwara state Polytechnic, Ilorin.

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