By Josephine Oguntoyinbo
All Progressives Congress, APC, Ondo State chapter has urged Muslim faithful to emulate the generosity, steadfastness and total obedience to Allah’s commandment as they celebrate this year’s Eidel-el- kabir today.
The party, in a statement signed by its Director of Media and Publicity, Steve Otaloro, urged the faithful to pray for quick end of the coronavirus pandemic ravaging the land .
The statement reads”The All Progressives Congress, Ondo State chapter, on behalf of our Chairman Ade Adetimehin and other members of our great party joins our Muslim brothers and sisters in Ondo State in celebrating Eid-el-Kabir. May God grant us success, protection, good health, long life and prosperity in return.
We urge all our Muslim faithfuls in the state to adhere strictly to the teachings of Prophet Muhammad (SAW), emulate and be inspired by his steadfastness, generosity and obedience to Allah’s commandment.
“On this wondrous occasion, may Allah flood all your soul with passion, your life with happiness, your mind with wisdom and your heart with love.
“Celebration this year, unfortunately, would be low-keyed being the will of our creator and as a sacrifice in tackling the coronavirus pandemic ravaging the world.
Meanwhile, members of the Ondo State House of Assembly have congratulated Muslims across the globe on the occasion of Eid-el- Kabir celebration.
In a release signed by the Chairman, Adhoc Committee on Media and Publicity, Akogun Gbenga Omole, the lawmakers noted the peaceful co-existence between the Islamic and Christian faith praying for further harmonious living for democracy dividends to thrive.