The Federal House of Representatives Chairman of Agriculture and Rural Development in the 8th National Assembly and founder of Ladi Adebutu Development Organisation, Hon (Dr) Oladipupo Kamorudeen Adebutu, has urged muslims across the country to use this sallah festival to pray to God for unity, peace and deliverance from the Covid-19 pandemic in Nigeria.
He posited that the best time to promote peace, love and unity is during this festive period.
In a release signed by Afolabi Orekoya, Media Director, Ladi Adebutu Development Organisation, Adebutu urged all Muslim faithfuls to avoid large gatherings and observe social distancing as precautions to curb the spread of the deadly disease (COVID 19). He enjoined all Muslim faithfuls to continue to pray to Allah safe our country from the virus.
He decried the unceasing wave of violence, killings, destruction and insurgency across the country. He described it as very unfortunate and unacceptable.
Worried by the incessant failure of true leadership and good governance, Adebutu posited that the true islamic faithfuls should pray fervently seek the face of Allah to instil the fear of God and sincerity of purpose in the hearts of our leadere.
He, therefore, admonished the Muslims to use the moment to make sacrifices, amend where necessary and uphold the cardinal principles of Islam adding that Eid el Kabir celebration is more of behavioural transformation embedded in kindness and tolerance.
While calling for the upholding of the teachings of Prophet Muhammed (SAW) at all times, Adebutu, prayed for a successful and peaceful Eid el Kabir.