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Ramadan: Gov. Makinde Congratulates Muslims

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde, has congratulated Muslims in the state on the successful completion of the month-long Ramadan fasting.

A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Taiwo Adisa says Governor Makinde regretted that Muslims in the state and across the country could not observe Eid-el-Fitri prayer this year the usual way.

The governor said the situation should be seen as part of the sacrifice everyone has to make this time.

He expressed gratitude to Muslims and residents of the state for remaining steadfast despite the situation imposed on the state by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The governor equally urged them to use the occasion of the Eid-el-Fitri to pray for the state and Nigeria as a whole.

Governor Makinde called for the continued support and cooperation of the Muslim Ummah and all residents of the state in adhering to the COVID-19 protocol.

He promised to continue to make life more meaningful to all residents of the state, reiterating his administration’s commitment to the socio-economic transformation and the infrastructural revolution currently going on in the state.

Iyabo Adebisi

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