Akeredolu breaks Ramadan fast with Muslim
By Adekola Afolabi
Governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, yesterday held Iftar with Muslim faithful in Ondo state as part of the 30 days Ramadan fast.
Speaking at the event, Akeredolu said every religion including Islam is very important, saying his administration would not play politics with religion.
The governor who thanked the Muslim community for their continued support for his administration, also informed the gathering that his government would continue with his good work including road construction, building of schools, provision of potable water among other life transforming projects across the state.
He stressed that no community or town would be left untouched by the present administration in the state.
At the special event Muslim leaders across the state took time to commend the governor for his various people-oriented projects across the state.
Some of them including Islamic cleric, Yunus Anola; the Grand Mufti of Ondo State, Shehu Batuta, Chief Imam of Akure, Alhaji Yayi Akorede and the Alhaji Khaleel Fawehinmi specially appreciated the governor for giving Muslim community in the state a sense of belonging under his administration.
They also applauded Akeredolu for his life transforming projects across the state, assuring him of their unalloyed support.
In his lecturer at the event, an Islamic cleric, Yunus Anola, appreciated governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu for holding the Iftar with Muslims in the state, noting that governor has ever accorded such special recognition like he has been doing before, during and after the Ramadan fast.
Anola equally lauded Akeredolu for his various people-oriented projects across the state, noting that he has demonstrated that he is a true democrat by not abandoning uncompleted projects he inherited from the past administration..
According to him, apart from embarking on numerous new projects, he has also continued with all the projects inherited from his predecessor, saying that no governor has ever done that in the history of the state.
The Grand Mufti of Ondo State, Shehu Batuta, while commending the governor for holding Muslims in high esteem, particularly appreciated him for infrastructural development across the state.
On his part in his goodwill message, the Chief Imam of Akure, Alhaji Yayi Akorede, said they were all amazed by the good work the governor is doing across the state, urging him to keep it up.
The event featured prayers for President Muhammadu Buhari, governor of Ondo State, the state and the nation at large as well as lectures