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Eid-el-Fitr: Osun PDP, Oyetola felicitates Muslims

Eid-el-Fitr: Osun PDP, Oyetola felicitates Muslims

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun State has sent greetings to Muslims in the state on the occasion of Eid-el-Fitr celebration.

According to a statement by the party Chairman, Sunday Bisi on Wednesday, the party said the month-long fasting period has no doubt been a time to reflect on the Islamic faith and values.

The party also commended the steadfastness and devotion committed throughout the holy month, edifying the Hadith of discipline, empathy, and charity. 

"We urge you all to carry the teachings of Ramadan into the year ahead, and to uphold the values of honesty and selflessness, as we continue to find grace and deliberate efforts to work together to bring sustainable peace and harmony to our communities.

"As we celebrate this special occasion of Eid Al-Fitr, we would also like to express our gratitude to all Muslims in Osun State for their prayers and support during the month of Ramadan. Your faith and devotion have been a source of strength for our government, and we look forward to fulfilling our promises and delivering more on our common goals as a people in the coming months.

"May the blessings of Almighty Allah be upon you, your family and your neighbors on this holy occasion. May He shower you with His mercy and grace, and may we all be guided by His light. Ameen."

Also, the Minister for Marine and Blue Economy, Adegboyega Oyetola in his Eid-el-Fitr message noted that though Ramadan has ended, Muslims must continue to reflect on and sustain the lessons and virtues of the Holy month and replicate same in their daily lives, particularly in their conducts and dealings with others.

Oyetola in a statement signed by his spokesperson, Ismail Omipidan, prayed Almighty Allah to accept all the acts of worship and supplication of the Muslim faithful during the just-concluded holy month.  

While wishing the faithful a blessed and peaceful Eid-el-fitr celebrations, the former governor admonished them not to forget the significance of Ramadan and should carry on with its numerous lessons and virtues.

“I send my warmest good wishes to all Muslims in our State and indeed across the world as we celebrate Eid-el-fitr. May we all enjoy a blessed and peaceful Eid celebration. It is my prayer that Allah bless us with the opportunity to witness many more of it in sound health.

“I also pray Allah accept all our ibadaah (acts of worship) and supplications in the month of Ramadan. I enjoin us not to forget the significance of the holy and spiritually-rejuvenating month, and carry on with its numerous lessons and virtues that it has come to teach and remind us. Let us continue to demonstrate the lessons of Ramadan in our daily activities and dealings with others.

“As we celebrate the Eid with our family and loved ones, let us remember to extend love and compassion to the needy and less privileged in the society. As we give with humility, Allah will reward us and multiply in abundance whatever we spend in charity.”














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