2 Major Reasons I Broke Ramadan Fast at Nasarawa Mosque, Peter Obi Speaks

2 Major Reasons I Broke Ramadan Fast at Nasarawa Mosque, Peter Obi Speaks

  • Peter Obi has explained what informed his decision to join other Muslims to break their Ramadan fast
  • The Labour Party presidential candidate said his visit to Lafia in Nasarawa state was to provide support to people facing economic hardships and have the Ramadan experience
  • The former Anambra state governor offered aid to approximately 100 individuals and installed a borehole

Legit.ng journalist Adekunle Dada has over 5 years of experience covering metro and government policy

Lafia, Nasarawa state - The presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) Peter Obi has explained his reason for breaking fast with Muslims in Central Mosque in Nasarawa state.

Obi said he visited to immerse himself in the Ramadan experience and to provide support to those facing economic hardships.

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Peter Obi breaks Ramadan in Nasarawa Mosque
Obi said the primary purpose of his visit to Nasarawa was twofold Photo credit: @PeterObi
Source: Twitter

The former Anambra state governor stated this in a post shared via his X handle (formerly known as Twitter) @PeterObi on Tuesday, March 19.

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Obi disclosed that he met with the Emir of Lafia, Honorable Justice Sidi Bage Muhammad JSC Rtd, and paid courtesy to Governor Abdullahi Sule during his visit to Nasarawa state.

“The primary purpose of my visit was twofold: to immerse myself in learning about the experiences of our people, particularly during this special time of Ramadan, and to provide support to those facing hardships during these challenging times.”

Obi added that he offered aid to approximately 100 individuals and installed a borehole in a community in Lafia, the state capital.

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He said his visit was a genuine expression of his respect and unwavering solidarity with the community.

“Thereafter my team and I had the opportunity of feeding and breaking the Ramadan fast of the day with around 1000 individuals at the Maraba-Nyanya International Market Central Mosque, symbolizing unity and cooperation during this auspicious season.”

Peter Obi joins Muslims for Iftar at the mosque

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that in the spirit of the Ramadan season, Obi joined Muslims at the Central Mosque in Maraba-Nyanya, Nasarawa state, to perform the Iftar.

The Iftar marks the evening meal when Muslims break their fast during Ramadan, signalled by the call to prayer for Maghrib.

It's their second meal of the day during this month-long fast, following the pre-dawn meal of suhur, and it concludes the daily fast, observed from sunrise to sunset.

Source: Legit.ng

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Adekunle Dada (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Adekunle Dada is a journalist with over 5 years of working experience in the media. He has worked with PM News, The Sun and Within Nigeria before joining Legit.ng as a Politics/Current Affairs Editor. He holds a B.Sc. in Mass Communication from Lagos State University (LASU). He can be reached via adekunle.dada@corp.legit.ng.

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