A two-term former member of the Ogun State House Assembly, Hon. Aina Nurudeen Akinpelu has called on indigenes and residents in the state to use the Eid-l-Kabir celebration to reflect on love and peaceful coexistence among themselves.
In a goodwill Eid-l-Kabir message, Akinpelu, the current commissioner II of the Ogun State Judicial Commission, also called on all Muslims in the state to imbibe the lessons of faith and total submission to the will of Allah.
Akinpelu explained that the morals of the festive season was one that enabled everybody to show love by making sacrifices that would foster peace and unity in the State.
According to him, Eid-l-Adha should be used to multiply good needs by putting smiles on the faces of the poor, the needy, the dejected and the homeless; irrespective of their relationship with us and not just our friends, family members and acquaintances.
“I celebrate with Muslims in my local government, Ado-Odo/Ota, my state, Ogun and my country Nigeria on this year’s occasion Eid-el-Kabir,” he said.
Akinpelu further urged the Muslim faithful to make use of what brought the feast of Eid-l-Adha by rededicating the spirit of sacrifice to Almighty God by showing love, submission and obedience to the things that bring unity not just to the state but the entire country.