Ogun D/Governor Tasks Muslims To Celebrate In Moderation, Embrace Teachings Of Eid’el’kabir


Ogun State Deputy Governor, Engr Noimot Salako-Oyedele has tasked Muslims to celebrate in moderation and reflect on the tenets of Islam and embrace the teachings of Eid El Kabir.

Engr Salako-Oyedele disclosed this during the special Eid prayers held at the Ota Muslim Community prayer ground, Akeja, Ota, Ado-Odo Ota Local Government Area.

The deputy governor who used the opportunity to appreciate the people of Ota for their support, during the last concluded elections in the state, noted that apart from being the industrial capital, it formed the 13 percent of the voting populace which the current administration appreciates.

How, she promised them adequate representation and more visible development to the area, charging them to remain united regardless of their religious differences.

In his remarks, rhe Olota of Ota, Oba Prof. Abdulkabir Obalanlege urged all sons and daughters of Ota to continue to embrace peace, come together as one, love one another, be their brothers keeper and desist from any religious or ethnic violence

Similarly, Chief Imam of Ota, Imam Sadiq Buhari Aladi in his sermon thanked Almighty Allah for His benevolence and grace in the life of muslim faithfuls.

The Imam ably represented by Alhaji Abdulwasiu Akinboyede urged them to renew their relationship with their families, neighbours, friends and show love to one another.

He said: “Let’s shun backbiting, violence, hatred, evil act and embrace peace and harmony. In doing this, we would see that our ways will be prosperous,”

While praying for the state government for a prosperous tenure, he acknowledged the support of the deputy governor towards the growth of Islam in Ota and its environs.