By Omotayo Iyanda, Akure
Ondo State governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, has felicitated with Muslims in the country as they celebrate this year’s Eid-El-Kabir.
The governor called on them to pray fervently for an end to COVID-19 pandemic.
In an Eid-El-Kabir message by his Chief Press Secretary, Segun Ajiboye, the governor advised Muslims in the state to use the occasion to demonstrate the principles of love, sacrifice and tolerance, which he described as the code of life that Allah has revealed for guidance of the mankind.
Akeredolu said the celebration calls of Kabir calls for reflection on the need to join voices in prayers and actions to flatten the curve of the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic.
Akeredolu reminded Muslims in the state that this year’s celebration should be done in low-key, asking them to bear in mind the need to observe the safe and preventive protocols against COVID-19 pandemic.
The governor said the occasion also serves as an opportunity for Muslims to offer special prayers for peace, unity and security of people of the state ahead of the October 10, 2020 governorship election.