By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan
The Chairman Senate Committee on Local Content and the Senator representing Oyo Central Senatorial District, Senator Teslim Folarin on Monday congratulated Muslims across the country on this year’s Eid El Kabir celebrations.
Senator Folarin in a message made available to journalists in Ibadan by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity – Com. YSO Olaniyi urged Muslims to continuously follow the shining examples of love, dedication and sacrifice, which Holy Prophet Ibraheem exemplified.
The Senator representing Oyo Central while extending his Eid El Kabir greetings to all the traditional rulers and the Islamic leaders in and across Oyo State called on Muslims to use the Holy occasion to continue to live up to the tenets of their faith through acts of charity, peaceful co-existence with their neighbours and obedience to the injunctions of the Holy Quran”.
“I felicitate with the Muslim Ummah in Oyo Central and by extension Oyo State on the occasion of the Eid-ul-Adhan celebration. I call on Muslims to use the Holy occasion to continue to live up to the tenets of their faith through acts of charity, peaceful co-existence with their neighbours and obedience to the injunctions of the Holy Quran” he said.
Senator Folarin added, ” I also use this opportunity to remind both Muslims and Non-Muslims to observe all precautions against the spread of CoronaVirus as advised by the governments and health experts”
He stressed that this year’s holy month is coming at a time Nigeria is still battling with challenges of insecurity, characterised by insurgency, banditry, kidnappings, and economic hardships, hence the need for all to intensify prayers to seek Allah’s intervention.
Senator Folarin while expressing his worries over the high waves of insecurity across the 33 LGAs of the state, urged Governor Seyi Makinde to be up and doing in his duties by adopting better measures in protecting lives and properties of the people of Oyo State.