As Nigerians join other Muslims across the globe to celebrate this year’s Eid-el-Kabir, the Aare-Onibon Balogun of Ibadanland, Oloye Adegboyega Taofeek Adegoke (FCA) has urged Muslims and Nigerians as a whole to have faith in God and hope for better Country.
He said this festive afford Muslims to reflect on the faith with which Prophet Ibrahim (Abraham) willingly agreed to sacrifice his son, in obedience to the command of the Almighty Allah, which should reflect in dealings with each other either individually or in governance.
Adegoke, who is also the Chairman of Solutions 93.9 FM, while congratulating people of Oyo state and Nigerians as whole for witnessing this year Eid-el-kabir, he prayed that they would witness more of it in good health.
Aare-Onibon Balogun in Eid-el-Kabir message said there is the need not only Muslims but every Individuals to imbibe the spirit of Prophet Ibrahim, which borders on faith and obedience to Almighty God, the authority, which should be a guide in daily activities of human endeavours, and hoping for better Nigeria by doing these.
According to him, “Every Individuals particularly Muslims should be ready to ensure that the society feels the impact of the knowledge and teaching of Prophet Ibrahim in their character and relationship with others, particularly non-Muslims.”
The Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Adegboyega Adegoke Resource Centre (AARC) prayed for Allah’s protection on all during and after the celebration.
He enjoined all Muslims not to allow the lessons and significance of the Sallah to end with it, urging them to continue in the pursuance of peace for national development.
“I want to urge Muslims and non-Muslims nationwide to desist from any act of disobedience to the teachings of Islam and the law of the land.
“I want to task our leaders to have greater concern for the poor if they can recognise the spiritual core of man and give no room for senseless materialism, greed and primitive accumulation of wealth.
“If the spiritual core of man is recognised, it could lead to a better perspective about life, there would be no room for senseless materialism, greed and primitive accumulation of wealth. Rather, there would be a greater concern for the poor and betterment of the entity, called Nigeria”. Adegoke noted.
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