Richard Thomas, Ibadan
The chairman of Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria (AMLSN) ,Oyo State Branch , Comrade Akinbola Idowu has congratulated all Muslim faithfuls in Oyo state, Nigeria ,and all over the world for witnessing peaceful Eid-el-Kabir celebration which is popularly known in Yoruba as “Odun Ileya”.
While admonishing them to imbibe the great lessons of this festival which include humility, good, mutual understanding and love, he further urged them to reflect on the teachings of Eid-el-Adha which centers on keeping faith with God and having total submission to His will.
Akinbola in his sallah message signed by the publicity Secretary of the association, Bashiru Akintunde enoined islamic faithfuls to remember the words of Allah which harps on piety adding that it is not the meat nor the blood of the animals slaughtered that is so important.
He also used the opportunity to advocate that all Medical Laboratory Scientists in the state should use this period of festivities to show commitment, discipline, obedience and love of Allah to others and extend same to their neighbors; irrespective of social, ethnic, political and religious differences.
He then prayed for peace and progress for members of the association, wishing them more peaceful celebrations many more Eid Eil-Kabir in good health, sound and and absolute peace and tranquility.