The Deputy Minority Whip, Federal House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Adesegun Abdel-Majid Adekoya has felicitated with his Constituents and the Muslim Community in the country on this year’s Eid-el-Fitri celebration and urged them to celebrate with modesty, be law-abiding and to show commitment, empathy and sacrifice which the sacred season exemplified.
In a statement made available to newsmen, on Friday, to commemorate the occasion, Rt. Hon. Adekoya said, “I wish all our Muslim brothers and sisters, especially my constituents in Ijebu North, Ijebu East and Ogun Waterside Federal Constituency of Ogun State, and the entire Muslim Community in the country a very happy Eid-El-Fitri celebration.
He urged Muslim faithful and other Nigerians to imbibe the lessons of sacrifice, patience and faith as demonstrated by Prophet Ibrahim in the cause of his earthly journey.
According to him, “as we celebrate this year’s Eid-El-Fitri, I beseech my good people of Ijebu North, Ijebu East and Ogun Waterside Federal Constituency and the entire Muslim Community in the country to celebrate with modesty, be law-abiding and above all, show commitment, empathy and sacrifice which this scared season exemplifies
“At this trying period of our journey through nationhood, I urge you all to seize the opportunity which this season brings to us to promote peaceful co-existence among ourselves regardless of religion, ethnicity or political affiliation
“May the season be delightful and the moments therein be joyous for all of us and may the years ahead be fruitful for your home and family. May Allah bless you all immensely. Amen”