A former Ekiti State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Obafemi Adewale wants Muslim faithful in the state to use the Eid-El-kabir celebration to reflect and pray for the emergence of selfless leaders at all levels of representation in the State.
In a message of felicitation signed by Mr Adewale and made available to newsmen men in Ado Ekiti, the state capital, the senior lawyer noted that the significance of the celebration was the selflessness, highest level of obedience and sacrifice exhibited by Prophet Ibrahim in surrendering his only son as ordered by Allah.
Describing these qualities as vital ingredients required in people who put themselves forward for service, he therefore charged Muslim faithful in the state to live true to these acts of worship that the occasion signifies.
He rejoiced with indigenes of the state who are on pilgrimage to Mecca for Hajj as ordained by Allah and revealed by Prophet Mohammed.
Mr Adewale who was at a the time Secretary General of the Nigeria Bar Association, NBA called on Islamic clergies and all devoted Muslims to pray for the state, pointing out that prayers remain key to growth of any human endeavours.
The Former Ekiti Attorney General who is eyeing the Senatorial seat of Ekiti Central District assured that he would not give up on his commitment to providing a distinguished voice for the people of the district at anytime the occasion arises.
Mr Adewale enjoined religious leaders across the country to harp more on tolerance among adherents of all religions as a measure to promote tranquility and peaceful Co existence in the country.
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