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Ramadan: Adeleke, Oyetola Rejoice With Muslim Ummah



Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke has felicitated with the muslim ummah on the commencement of the holy month of Ramadan, describing the spiritual month as “an era of cleansing and revival”

The Governor in a statement signed by his spokesperson, Mallam Olawale Rasheed noted the significance of the holy month of Ramadan, stressing that “this is a period to seek the face of God and empower oneself on the path of Allah for divine mercy, favour and grace.

“I join all muslim faithful to welcome this blessed month of revival, forgiveness and mercy. We are set for a divine exercise of immense value and opportunities. This is the much awaited month when our desires and longing for the Almighty God is expected to be fulfilled.

“As a government, we associate with all believers and seek divine support for the ongoing good governance transformation in Osun state.

“I urge our clerics and the muslim ummah to pray for the state. May the almighty God bless us all and answer our prayers and supplications”, the Governor solicited.

Also, the immediate past Governor and current Minister of Marine and Blue Economy Gboyega Oyetola congratulated Muslim faithful in Osun State and around the world as they commence the 1445 AH Ramadan fasting, praying Allah to grant every fasting Muslims the guidance to navigate through the Holy month.

He also urged Muslims and Nigerians in general to seize the opportunity of the Holy month to intensify prayers for the continued peace, progress and development of
Osun in particular and Nigeria in general.

Oyetola equally charged wealthy individuals in the society to reach out to less privileged in the Holy month.

In a statement issued by his media aide, Ismail Omipidan in Abuja, on Monday, Oyetola who described the month of Ramadan as a period of spiritual uplifting and complete devotion to Allah, encouraged Muslims to take advantage of the Holy month to strengthen their commitment to the service of Allah and humanity.

“I congratulate Muslim faithful in Osun and around the globe for witnessing yet another blessed month of Ramadan. We thank Allah who has made this possible.

“As we all know, Ramadan is a period of spiritual uplift and complete devotion to Almighty Allah. We must, therefore, take advantage of this Holy month to strengthen our commitment to the service of Allah and humanity.

“We must also endeavour to increase our acts of kindness and generosity by showing love and extending hands of support to the poor and the needy, as it was the usual practice of Prophet Muhammad (SAW).

“I pray to Allah to accept all our acts of worship in this blessed month and reward us all abundantly,” Oyetola added.