May 22, 2019
Religious

Oyo Speaker Enjoins Muslims to Uphold Tenets of Ramadan

Speaker, Oyo State House of Assembly, Mr Olagunju Ojo has felicitated with Muslim Ummah in the state on the beginning of the fast following the sighting of the Lunar month of Ramadan.

The Speaker in a statement calls for the continued peace, progress and prosperity of the Pace-Setter State especially at this period of transition from one administration to another.

Mr Ojo urges Muslims to use the month-long fasting period to extend a hand of friendship and solidarity across all divides and imbibing the spirit of sacrifice at all times.

He further enjoins people of the state to uphold the lessons of Ramadan which include virtues of acts of charity, kindness, generosity, self-denial, love for humanity and good conduct in their daily relationships with one another.

He also assures members of the public that the State House of Assembly will not relent in its onerous task of making laws aimed at improving the living standard of the people.

The Speaker prays Allah to grant all Muslims across the World the strength to successfully complete the month-long fasting period.

Kehinde Mosope

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