Ekiti Muslims pray for Tinubu
The Ekiti State Chapter of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, has volunteered to consistently offer prayer for peace, progress and success of the Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu throughout his administration.
The council, who made this proposal with a congratulatory message signed by its President, Alhaji Hammed Afolabi Bakare, and Secretary, Alhaji Muraina Jegede.
It also cautioned the President-elect to abide by the tenets of the Quran.
The council stated, “We write, on behalf of the entire Muslim Community of Ekiti State under the aegis of the Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs, Ekiti State Chapter, to congratulate you on your victory at the February 25th 2023 Presidential election.
“The Ekiti State Chapter of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs is happy, joyful and satisfied with the outcome of the Presidential election.
“The resounding victory recorded by Your Excellency at the polls is well deserved in our estimation and we attest that it was a confirmation of the general acceptability of your candidature by Nigerians as the most suitable for the exalted position of t he President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
“As a Muslim, we urge you to reflect on the provisions of Chapter 30 Verse 5 of the Glorious Quran which provided that victory is granted by Allah.”
While urging the former Senator to bank on Allah in the discharge of his duties, the Islamic body said it would prayerfully support him throughout his administration.
“We equally assure you of our regular supplications to Allah for your guidance and protection at all times,” the statement reads.