Eid-il-Fitr: Ayedire Lawmaker-Elect Congratulates Muslims, Calls For Unity

Eid-il-Fitr: Ayedire Lawmaker-Elect Congratulates Muslims, Calls For Unity
  • PublishedJune 4, 2019

The member-elect, Osun State House of Assembly, Ayedire State Constituency, Hon. Gbenga Abidemi Ogunkanmi, has congratulated Muslims across the country called for the successful completion of this year’s Ramadan fast.

Ogunkanmi in his Eid message called on Nigerians to to embrace peace and unity in all their dealings.

Ogunkanmi who condemned religious extremists for giving Islam a bad name, advised Muslim parents to protect their children from the negative influence of those who preach hate and intolerance.

He also called on political leaders at all levels and of all persuasions to have the fear of God and the love for the people at heart.

Urging leaders to use power fairly and justifuably Law maker stressed the need for politicians to be accessible to the people instead of living in fortresses of power that detached them from the reality of the people.

“Leadership is about service to the people and there are numerous examples in the tradition of Prophet Muhammed SAW and his followers like Umar, who left their comfort zones to feel the hardship on the poor in the society,” he further stated.

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