Eid-el-fitrI: Ajimobi calls for prayers to return peace in Nigeria

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Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has urged Nigerians to continue to pray for return of peace in the county, especially for the troubled North Eastern part of the country.
In his sallah message, Ajimobi said “even as we rejoice, I remember our brothers and sisters in the Northern part of the country. The past few weeks have witnessed insecurity in some of those states, as a result of the evil acts perpetrated by insurgents. We must all pray for the safety of our fellow country-men, and for an end to the insecurity.”
He said Nigerians must strive to live devotedly like the Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), even as they beseech the Almighty to bestow his mercies upon the nation in this month and the others to come.
He also implored the people of the State to pray for the people at the helms of affairs in the State.
“As we mark the completion of one of the most important tenets of Islam, the Holy month of Ramadan, I pray that our lives will continue to reflect the devotion of the past month and we will continue to aspire to pure living.
“The lessons you have learnt during the Holy month are not to be discarded only to be re-learnt next year. We must strive to live devotedly like the Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), even as we beseech the Almighty to bestow his mercies upon us in this month and the others to come.
“Since the celebration of the last Eid el-Fitr, our country Nigeria, and indeed our State, Oyo, have gone through a political season. For the first time in many years, the election season was peaceful and hitch-free. I want to encourage you all to continue to live in that spirit of peace, and I hope that the period of Ramadan has granted …Read More

Source:: New Mail