Eid-el-Kabir: Oyo PDP Deputy Governor Candidate, Lawal Felicitates Muslims, Urges Residents to Support Makinde’s Administration

Governor Makinde’s running mate for 2023 elections and the Chairman, Oyo State Housing Corporation, Barr. Abdul Raheem Bayo Lawal has extended greetings to His Excellency, the state governor and Muslim Ummah in the state and country at large, on the occasion of Eid-el-Kabir.

He noted the reason for the season as the commemoration of Prophet Ibrahim’s devotion and submission to Allah in his willingness to sacrifice his son, Ismail.

Addressing journalists shortly after the mandatory prayer, the Aare Bamofin of Kishi land who observed his prayer at Islamic High School, Orita Bashorun Ibadan said: “Eid-el-Kabir celebration should remind everyone of the need to make personal sacrifices to enhance the common good and collective interests of the people”.

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He stressed the need for the Muslims to be submissive, patient, obedient and trust in Allah to direct and guide them to the right path, as exemplified by Prophet Ibrahim’s submission to Allah’s command.

He further urged Oyo residents to keep supporting Governor ‘Seyi Makinde administration’s efforts in building greater Oyo State, assuring that more dividends of democracy would be achieved in continuity.

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“First and Foremost, we thank Almighty Allah who enabled us to witness the festival. We have just performed the mandatory prayer. W pray that the peaceful atmosphere we enjoy in oyo State will continue.

“I congratulate His Excellency, ‘Seyi Makinde and other Muslim ummah on the occasion of this year’s Eid–el–Kabir Festival.

“His excellency, will be returning as the governor while I will be his running mate.

“Oyo State is better than the way we met it before. And we will continue to transform the state to the better place. We will make Oyo State a destination, not only a business hub but the most peaceful place to settle.

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“So, I want you to use the occasion to demonstrate that the world is united by our common humanity”, he added.

In his words, the Chief Imam of High Islamic High School, Alhaji Giwa Abass prayed for Barrister Abdul Raheem Adeleke Adebayo Lawal.

He extolled the good virtue of Barrister Bayo Lawal, especially for his uprightness and the way he upholds the norms and values of Islam.


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