The Chief of Staff to the Governor of Oyo State, Chief Luqman Oyebisi Ilaka has congratulated Muslim faithful in the state on the celebration of Eid-il fitr and the successful completion of Ramadan.
In a goodwill message shared earlier today, Chief Ilaka advised Muslims to imbibe the spirit of love, charity, as well as to focus more on eradicating poverty in the society by sharing from their wealth and knowledge adding that if those with influence and wealth could share from their possessions, the rate of poverty in the world would reduce.
He also enjoined Muslims to remain committed to nation-building while maintaining a life of dignity as taught by Prophet Mohammed (SAW) and observed in the just concluded blessed month of Ramadan.
“Let us all teach our children to share love and compassion, especially to those that are not as affluent as we and God in his infinite mercies will multiply our blessings.
“May Allah accept our request, fasting, supplication as an act of Ibadah”, he prayed.
He also advised Muslims in the state to use this period of Eid el-Fitr to reach out to the less privileged in the society and make them happy.