“You are once again reminded of the need to show love and be at peace with one another for the development and progress of our dear state and country.”
On Wednesday, Muslim faithful in Nigeria and around the world celebrated Eid-El Maulud.
Mr Obi urged Muslims to pray for lasting peace in the nation, in keeping with the Holy Prophet’s teachings.
He said the gesture aims to foster peaceful coexistence, inter-religious tolerance, and a deeper understanding between Muslims and Christians in the country.
The PDP added, “Such officials must note that positions are given by the Almighty Allah and that all their actions will be accounted for before Him.”
“Your teachings have transformed the lives of many and have shaped the destiny of our nation.”
Governor Peter Mbah has urged Nigerians to learn to coexist peacefully and take inspiration from the life of Prophet Muhammad.
The Jigawa government has declared Thursday a public holiday to mark the Eid-el-Maulud.
At least 114 people were killed in a wedding hall on Wednesday. The death toll could rise, said authorities.
The vice president said that Nigeria would surmount every setback with mutual commitment and joint efforts.