Eid-el-Mubarak:Ex-ALGON Boss, Aleshinloye Felicitates With Muslim, Urges Peace, Dedication
From Ogundele Olanrewaju
As Nigeria Muslims join their counterparts all over the world to mark the festival of Eid el-Mubarak,the immediate past ALGON Chairman Oyo State, Prince Ayodeji Abass-Aleshinloye, MDII felicitates with the Muslim Community on the celebration of the Id-el-Mubarak.
In a Sallah Message on Friday, Aleshinloye urged the Muslim Community to pray for the unity and peace of the nation as they celebrate.
The ex Algon chairman called on the Muslim faithful to use the Id-el-Mubarak celebrations to re-dedicate themselves to peace, security and friendship.
He called on Islamic religious leaders to lead their followers properly so that they do not depart from the truth. He noted that Nigeria is passing through trying times, especially security challenges, a development, he said, required that all men and women of goodwill rise up to tackle the menace.
He canvassed that all citizens should as a matter of fact cooperate with government in the task of ensuring peace and unity.
“We all have a stake in Project Nigeria. We must shun divisive tendencies and come together against all forces of darkness that seem to be dragging us back.
“We have come a long way. We cannot at this stage toil with the future of our nation. We desire peace. We need to make progress.’’ He said.
Praying that Allah accepts all our supplications, sacrifices and other good deeds during the festive as an act of ibadah. Most importantly,he prayed to the Almighty Allah to intervene in the affairs of our nation given the many challenges facing the country soonest. The Most Distinguished Ibadan Indigene wishes Moslem communities a happy Eid Mubarak celebration.