By Adeyemi Obadimu
The House of Assembly candidate in the 2019 election under the platform of Labour Party, Honorable Igbalaye Wasiu Ayodele, populary known as IWA, has felicitated with Muslims in his Abeokuta South constituency and Ogun State at large on the occasion of Eid-el-Kabir.
IWA in a statement made available by his media aide, Adeyemi Obadimu said this year’s celebration is unusual but we have to preach peace and unity.
IWA urged Muslims faithful in Abeokuta South constituency and Ogun State at large to keep praying for the country, as well as be our brothers keeper by giving to the needy during this period.
Furthermore, he emphasised on positive influence of our attitude towards our fellow countrymen and women, irrespective of religion or place of origin, and promote greater commitment to the peace, unity, and stability of the nation.
IWA prayed that may the lessons and blessings of this celebration also permeate into us all, while urging everyone to extend the spiritual benefits of Sallah, which were tolerance, love, peace and unity.
He noted that celebrating this year Eid-el-Kabir in an unusual atmosphere because of the pandemic ravaging the thr world. He advised all Muslim Ummah to celebrate in peace and harmony, also, show love to one another by giving to those who can not afford to kill any animal.
IWA concluded by admonishing all Muslims to keep observing the safety measures put in place by the government and health experts such as using of nose masks, obeying social distancing order, application of sanitizers cum regular washing of hands with sanitary soaps etc.