Ramadan: ODHA urges muslims to pray for the world
By Josephine Oguntoyinbo
Lawmakers in the Ondo State House of Assembly have enjoined Muslim faithful across the globe to use the ongoing Ramadan fast to pray for the world.
Speaker of the House, Bamidele Oleyelogun who spoke on behalf of the lawmakers identified Islam as a religion of peace and urged adherence of the Islamic faith to continue to live in peace with their Christian brothers in order to usher in the desired development in the country.
This was contained in a statement signed by the Chairman House Committee on Information, Olugbenga Omole, a copy of which was made available to The Hope.
On the COVID-19 pandemic, the lawmakers urged Muslims across the globe to pray fervently for the end of the deadly disease so that normal life would resume across the world
They pointed out that they should not be discouraged by the global pandemic but seek the face of the creator.
While noting the difficulty brought about by the current stay-at-home order, the legislator urged the people to continue to observe all the safety tips in order to stem the spread of the virus.
The lawmakers enjoined Muslims faithful to continue to give Zakat to the needy around as a way of extending their love to them during this period.
The House greeted Muslims in the state and prayed that Allah strengthen them to see the end of the fasting and beyond.
In the statement lawmakers pledged to continue to work harmoniously with the Executive in order to bring succour to the people of the state.