Religious

Eid-el-Kabir should serve as an opportunity to supplicate, seek face of God – Gov Abiodun

As the Muslims all over the world celebrate Eid-el-Kabir, Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State, has urged Muslims in the state to emulate the resilience, patience and steadfastness as well as absolute faith in Allah, as exemplified by Prophet Ibrahim.

Governor Abiodun in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Kunle Somorin, said the festival which is symbolised by slaughtering of rams as commanded by Allah, should be used to further foster unity and spread love in the state, and Nigeria.

The Governor, who acknowledged that the country is going through a trying period, said the Eid-el-Kabir should serve as an opportunity to supplicate and seek the face of God, for restoration and healing.

While calling on the faithful of the religion to engage in moderate celebration across the state, governor Abiodun reaffirmed his administration’s commitment to continue to espouse good governance and put policies in place to ensure prosperity for all

Bolanle Adesida

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