…preaches love and unity

In the spirit of joining billions of Muslims worldwide to celebrate Eid-L-Fitr as fasting month of Ramadan ends, the Executive Chairman of Somolu Local Government, Hon. Abdul Hamed Salawu has facilitated with Nigerian Muslims and their family, Somolu communities especially.

According to the Mayor, the lessons of Ramadan should not go with the holy month. “As we complete 30 days of holiness and self-denial, the lessons learnt should not go with the month, our perseverance, kindness, peaceful co-existence, endurance and sharing should be with us, even beyond Ramadan”, the Mayor said.

Hon. Abdul Hamed Salawu made it known that withnessing completion of Ramadan is a blessing from Allah to mankind and Muslims should reflect on that as they thank Allah for yet another Eid.

However, the multiple Hajj Pilgrim to Makkah and Medinah, Alhaji Abdul Hamed said Islam means religion of peace where love and unity are held in high esteem. “Muslims are enjoined to celebrate peacefully with the stipulated rules on COVID-19 and their neighbours should be given love and unity as held in high esteem by Islam”, he stated.

Moreover, he urged Muslims in Somolu to be law abiding citizens in celebration of Eid-Al-Fitr as the 8pm to 6am presidential order on curfew is still intact. “We’ve always advice our people to be law abiding citizens as we all need to pray at home, be indoor before 8pm and celebrate with our families in peace”, the LG helmsman said.

Oseni Owolabi Ajimomuya
Chief Press Secretary,
Somolu Local Government.

May 24, 2020.

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