Ogun Governor Felicitates With Muslims At Eid-el-Fitri - THE ENCOUNTER NEWS


Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Ogun Governor Felicitates With Muslims At Eid-el-Fitri

ABEOKUTA - Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has joined Muslim faithfuls across the world to felicitate with Muslim duah on the successful completion of the compulsory Ramadan fasting and Eid el Fitri celebration. 

Governor Abiodun in a felicitation message personally signed on Monday, congratulated Muslim community in Ogun State on the successful completion of the Ramadan fast.

He said, the sacrifices made during the holy month of Ramadan should draw everyone closer to the Almighty God, enjoining them to imbibe the lessons lessons from the holy month of Ramadan, which include personal sacrifices and self denial. 

"I call on you to emulate the good virtues and teachings of Prophet Mohammed. I would also like to appeal that we all see beyond artificial divisions including ethnic and religious differences in our society and abide strictly by the teachings of the Holy Quran as propagated by the Holy Prophet Mohammed.

"Peace is essential to the development of any nation. We should all, therefore, continue to pray and work for the peace and unity of the nation. We should focus on the things that bind us together, and eschew the ones that are capable of dividing us. 

"On behalf of my family, the good people and Government of Ogun State, I heartily felicitate and rejoice with all the citizens and residents of our dear state as we all celebrate Eid El Fitri."

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