Eid-el-kabir: Live peacefully with others, Adeleke tells Osun Muslims
The Governor of Osun State, Ademola Adeleke has urged Muslims in the state to embrace peaceful coexistence with their fellow brothers and people of other faith.
Governor Adeleke made this urge in an Eid-el-Kabir statement issued by his spokesperson, Olawale Rasheed and made available to journalists on Wednesday, adding that they should use the occasion of the Eid-el-Kabir festival to renew their relationship with their creator.
Adeleke also called on the Muslims to exhibit love through cheerful giving and imbibe the lesson inherent in the act of Prophet Ibrahim, noting that there is reward in obedience.
The statement read, “I congratulate the Muslim Ummah and the entire Osun citizens on the auspicious occasion of the Eid-el-Kabir celebration.
“I call on Muslim faithfuls to use the occasion of the Eidil Adha celebration to renew a sense of sacrifice and brotherhood. The lesson inherent in the act of Prophet Ibrahim (ASWM) is that there is reward in obedience.
“I urge all Muslims to continue to live in peace and harmony with their fellow brothers, while coexisting peacefully with people of other faiths.”
The Governor also enjoined the Muslim ummah to demonstrate the lessons of Eid-el-Kabir which includes, faith, patience, love and sacrifices.
“As I restate the determination of his administration to create a just, harmonious and prosperous state for all and sundry, I assure you that a better Osun state beckons under me.
“Let me assure you that we are going to continue with measures of better welfare for the citizens of our state and most significantly, our workers.
“With the developmental strides we’ve embarked on so far in the state, I want to give further assurance of more unprecedented development to take place in the nooks and corners of Osun State,” he said.