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Northern Minister, Abubakar Saddique Boniface, has called for peace to prevail in the area so that people could go about their activities without any hindrance.
He said that "violence and unstable environment are not conducive for socio-economic activities, since they reduce productivity and create shortages in the provision of basic services and goods."
Alhaji Boniface who was addressing Muslims at the Tamale Police Park to mark this year’s Eid-ul-Adha said, "We must strive to take purposeful action that would eventually reduce suffering in our society, and one of the ways we could achieve this is to allow peace to prevail".
A representative of the Regional Imam, Alhaji Abudu Ahmed Sallam, called on people in the region, especially Dagombas to reconcile and endeavour to sustain peace in the area.
He advised them to be tolerant, patient and learn to forgive one another.
Maulvi Muzaffar A. Duraani, Regional Missionary of the Ahmaddiyya Mission, also addressed a congregation of the Mission’s followers to commemorate the day.
He said peace is basic thing in life without which everything would come to nought, and appealed to Muslims to co-exist peacefully.