Eid-El Kabir: OYHA Majority Leader, Sanjo Felicitates Muslim Faithful, Urges Residents To Pray For Peace, Unity
The lawmaker representing Ogbomoso South in the Oyo State House of Assembly, Hon. Sanjo Adedoyin has urged Muslim faithful across the country to use the Eid-el Kabir festival to pray for the peace, love and unity of Nigeria.
The Majority Leader made the call on Monday in his Sallah message to the people of Ogbomoso, Oyo state and Nigeria in general.
According to him, Nigerians must embrace peace and love before any development can thrive in the country.
He also stressed that Muslims across the nation and his constituents should live in love, embrace peace and be pursuing unity for development to thrive, and pledged to carry everyone along in his representation at the House of Assembly.
“I join my Muslim brothers and sisters to celebrate Eid-el Kabir, the Festival of Sacrifice, which symbolizes an act of obedience to Almighty Allah.
“It is indeed a great moment especially amid the COVID-19 pandemic and insecurity that are shaking existence of humanity. These times are hard, but they will pass.
“I also use this opportunity of the Eid El Kabir celebration by our Muslim brothers and sisters to call on all Nigerians to shun hate and all forms of wickedness resulting in kidnapping, killings and different shades of criminality.
“Let us allow love to lead the way, live sacrificial lives and imbibe the spirit of forgiveness as thought and practised by the Prophet of God. We should tolerate one another and stop fanning the embers of hate, violence and division.
“We should also practice our religion with respect for one another’s beliefs and stand as one to move this country forward,” the statement reads.
Meanwhile, he maintained and assured that the state lawmakers will continue to work harmoniously with the governor of Oyo state, Engr. Seyi Makinde, to ensure equitable distribution of developmental projects in the state.
“For my Constituency, Ogbomoso South, which I am privileged to represent the good and great people at this time, expect more from me as I am totally committed to serve you even more better”, he added.
Sanjo called on his constituents, the people of Oyo state and Nigeria in general to use this festive period to pray against all forms of insecurity that is currently bedevilling the country.