Rivers State governor Nyesom Wike, in a statement issued by his Special Assistant on Media, Mr Kelvin Ebiri, the governor has called on Muslims in the state following the Eid-el-Maulud celebration to promote peaceful coexistence and religious tolerance.
The celebration of Eid-el- Maulud marks the birth of Prophet Mohammed.
According to Wike, his administration will continue to promote religious tolerance among residents of the state.
He advised Muslim faithful to imbibe the virtues of love, peace, communal living and honesty, which were qualities of Prophet Mohammed, NAN reports.
The governor, while wishing Muslim faithful a wonderful Eid-el-Maulud, urged them to always pray for the government and people of Rivers State.