Chairmanship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party in Ogbomoso South local government area Hon Oyedokun Oyeniyi Timothy has felicitated with the Muslim faithful the occasion of this year’s Eid-el-Fitr.
Oyeniyi’s felicitation was conveyed in a statement by his media aide Mr Oluwafemi Ajiboye in Ogbomoso on Thursday.
Hon Oyedokun also thanked the Muslims for theit decision to pray for the success of the local government polls ahead and for the state Governor Engr Seyi Makinde.
He urged the Muslim faithful across Oyo state to extend the spiritual benefits of Ramadan, which were love, peace, and justice to their daily living, noting that through this, they were contributing to the development of the Oyo State.
He said that this year’s celebration was coming at a time when Oyo state is preparing to bring government to the grassroots where everyone one could really feel and enjoy the dividends of democracy.
He also emphasised on the importance of respecting the faith and belief of all, therefore, charging all Muslim faithful to use the celebration for sober reflection and pray for peace, unity, and progress of the nation.
“May the lessons and blessings of the Holy Month also permeate into us all.
’’And positively influence our attitude toward our fellow men and women, irrespective of religion or place of origin, and promote greater commitment to the peace, unity, and stability of our dear state.
“It is my hope that the 30 days spiritual journey and celebration bring joy to all of your homes, both here in Oyo State , Nigeria and around the world.
“I extend my warmest wishes to Muslims celebrating Eid-el-Fitr in Ogbomoso South local government area,Oyo state, Nigeria, and around the world.
“I congratulate all Muslim faithfuls who have successfully undertaken the month-long Ramadan fasting.
“It is my hope and prayer that Ramadan’s spiritual lessons and the Holy Prophet’s teachings of piety, love, justice, fairness, equity, peaceful co-existence with others, tolerance, honesty, and dedication to duty will remain with us all.” Oyedokun said.
He however enjoined both citizens and residents of Ogbomoso South local government area to pray and work for the success of the People’s Democratic Party in the forthcoming local government elections in Oyo State.