Following the ending of the holly month of Ramadhan, President Uhuru Kenyatta has shared a message of celebration with the Muslim faithful in Kenya and around the globe.
In his message released earlier today, the head of state not that though as a country we had faced changes due to the Covid-19 pandemic, he thanked Kenyans for adhering to the safety protocols, while foregoing worshipping together.
He continued in urging Kenyans to come out in their numbers regardless of their religious affiliations to celebrate with their muslim brothers and sister.
“Eid-ul-Fitr marks the end of the Holy month of Ramadhan, a period of reflection and prayer when our Muslim brothers and sisters dedicate themselves to purity and selfless service of others. It is this spirit of kindness and sharing, that reminds us of our human capacity to come together in the difficult times we are living in.
“A reminder to always be our brothers keeper through the challenges we are facing as a nation,” President Kenyatta urged.
“I am encouraged by the warm gestures we as Kenyans have witnessed during the Holy month, as we have opened our doors regardless of religious affiliation to break the fast with one another and gain a deeper understanding of each other,” he observed.
President Kenyatta also reiterated that the Covid-19 situation had led to changes in the callender, adding that his government was at it to ensure normalcy resumes.
“As we mark Eid-ul-Fitr this year, let us reflect on Ramadhan, the admirable spirit of giving, of grace, of resilience and hope that defines the Muslim community.
“May almighty Allah the most merciful and the most graceful grant you peace, health and joy on this day,” the Head of State concluded.