Chairman of the Ebonyi state Council for Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Suleman Ogah, has advised youths to pursue unity and peace as a course.
Ogah gave the advice during the Eid- el-kabir prayer in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi state capital.
He also said that youths should not allow themselves to be used wrongly by politicians.
“The led should have faith in their leaders, pray for them and likewise the leaders should also know that the led have right which should be considered,” Ogah said.
“It must not be interest of the leaders all the time.”
The Chief Imam of Hossanna Mosque in Abakaliki, Malam Ishiaka Adamu, condemned the act of killings being experienced in the country and also charged all to ensure unity.
The Imam stated that the essence of sallah centered on sacredness of human life and no one has any right to take life of another.
He said that killing of human being for whatsoever reason was condemned by Koran.
And on his part, the leader of the Yoruba Community in the state, Alhaji Adekunle Mohammed, said that the celebration was geared toward reminding every Nigerian that every life was liable to tests and trials.