Ramadan: Alao felicitates Muslim faithful


With the commencement of the holy month of Ramadan on Monday, a staunch chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, Engineer Oyedele Hakeem Alao, (aka Allow Alao), has felicitated with the teeming Muslim faithful in the state and the country as a whole.


Alao in a statement by his Media Office, said since Islam is a religion of peace, it is important and a duty for the adherents to imbibe the culture of peace in their dealings with fellow humans, praying that Allah (SAW) rewards their works of Ibadah.


While describing the holy month of Ramadan as a special and blessed one, he enjoined Muslim faithful to use the period of the fasting to increase their prayers for the pace setter state and the country.


He said, “I want to sincerely congratulate the Muslim faithful in our dear state and the country as a whole for witnessing the holy month of Ramadan. As Muslims, I believe that this season provides an opportunity for us to be good Ambassadors of Islam by upholding the values of peace, forgiveness, self-discipline, generosity and compassion as enshrined in the teachings of Prophet Muhammed (PBUH) in the Holy Quran.”


On the current economic situation in the country, Engineer Alao reassured the people that things will soon get better as tough times never last but tough people do, urging them to keep hopes alive as there is always light at the end of the tunnel.


He, however, maintained that with the right set of leaders at the helms of affairs and prudent management of the resources of the country, together with sincerity of purpose and rigid accountability, it is only a matter of time for the country to get out of the woods.


He then reiterated that the foregoing has been the cardinal principles he has based his involvement in politics on, assuring that the welfare of the people would always be his priority.


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