Osun Gov. Congratulates Muslim Faithful On Eid-el-Kabir Celebration
Osun state governor, Mr. Adegboyega Oyetola, has rejoiced with Muslims in the State and across the world on the occasion of the 1442 AH Eid-el-Kabir festival, urging them not to forget the symbolic significance of the celebration.
In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Ismail Omipidan, the governor encouraged the Muslim faithful to take cognisance of the symbolic significance of the festival and imbibe the lessons of obedience and sacrifice as demonstrated by Prophet Ibrahim.
Governor Oyetola also called on the worshippers and all Nigerians to use the celebration to pray to Allah to save the country from the resurgent COVID-19 pandemic, insecurity and other challenges facing the nation,
He emphasised the need for unity, love, tolerance and peaceful co-existence among people in the State and Nigerians in general.
Mr. Oyetola enjoined muslims to respect differences in terms of religion, tribe or political affiliation, and embrace love, unity, tolerance and peaceful co-existence.
While wishing Muslims happy Sallah celebration, the governor reminded them that COVID-19 was still with Nigerians and appealed to them to comply strictly with the safety protocols as they celebrate.