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Abiodun Harps On Peaceful Co-existence At Eid-el Kabir Celebration

Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun yesterday appealed to Nigerians to promote peaceful coexistence and pray for the country’s leaders. The governor made the appeal in a message during Eid-el Kabir celebration at Akeja Praying Ground in Ado Odo/Ota Local Government Area. His message was delivered by his Deputy, Mrs Noimot Salako-Oyedele.

Speaking, Abiodun said peace and unity were important for any meaningful development. He added that prayers for Nigeria’s leaders would help them to do better. Abiodun said President Bola Tinubu’s administration had formulated programmes and policies to tackle the country’schallenges. He appealed to Nigerians to be patient with the administration as it continued to strive to tackle the challenges.

The governor called on Muslims to show love and kindness in the spirit of Eidel Kabir. The Olota of Ota, Oba Adeyemi Obalanlege, told the Muslim faithful that the celebration was in remembrance of the obedience of Prophet Ibrahim when God asked him to sacrifice his son. He urged the faithful to always adhere to God’s instructions. The royal father urged parents to train their children well to reduce vices.

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