The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II on Tuesday called on Nigerians to continue to live in harmony in order to ensure peace, love and unity in the country.
The Emir made the call while addressing the people of the state shortly after he led the Eid prayer at the Kofar Mata Central Eid ground in Kano metropolis.
NAN reports that the monarch stressed the need for all Nigerians irrespective of their political and religious inclination to promote peaceful co-existence to ensure economic growth and development in the country.
The monarch also called on wealthy individuals to support the poor in the society to alleviate their sufferings.
He said there was the need for the people of the state to continue to pray for peace and progress of the state in particular and the country at large as the 2019 general elections draw nearer.
While praying for bumper harvest in the state and the country, the monarch charged unemployed youths to engage in useful and meaningful ventures to enable them to become self-reliant and contribute to the development of the country.
He charged the people of the state to ensure that they obtain voter cards so as to exercise their civic responsibility during the coming general elections.
The monarch also urged Muslims to fear God in all their activities as according to him, each and every one of them must give account of his deeds in the hereafter.