Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Monday called for divine intervention in the affairs of Nigeria as he said that the country was affected badly by the Covid-19 pandemic.
In his address at the Pre-Ramadan Tafsir lecture/prayer held at the Sate House mosque complex, the governor, represented by his deputy, Obafemi Hamzat, said Ramadan is a time of reflection.
One of the speakers at the event, Dr Sa’eid Ahmad, Imam and Surgeon, LASUCOM, Ikeja in his address, said though Muslims wash their hands five times a day, a lot of them do not believe that Covid-19 is real .
“We complain that the government is not doing much on Covid-19, yet when the vaccine came many felt reluctant to take the jab.
“Lessons of Ramadan has being with us for the past 15,000 years. The believers of today, are we fundamentalist or fanatics? Dr Sa’eid Ahmad asked.
In his address, Commissioner for Home Affairs, Prince Anofiu Olanrewaju Elegushi, said Ramadan fast is a command from the Almighty Allah as recorded in the Holy Quran Chapter 2, Verse 189.
Prince Elegushi called on Lagosians and in particular Muslims brethrens to avail ourselves with the training and serenity that Ramadan affords to cleanse their hearts, enrich their souls with virtues and re-dedicate ourselves to the good of humanity and the development and progress of Lagos State and Nigeria.