By Bode Akinbode, Ibadan
As Muslims celebrate this year’s Eid – El- Kabir, a renowned Ibadan based Islamic Cleric, Prof. Sabit Ariyo Olagoke, JP has urged Nigerians to live in togetherness and peace as exemplified by Prophet Mohammed.
In his Eid – el – Kabir message which he personally signed and issued in Ibadan , Olagoke , who is the Spiritual Leader and Founder of Shafaudeen- In- Islam Worldwide, said that the country needed these attributes to achieve the desired greatness, adding that it was only in an atmosphere of peace and love that people could thrive and attain their potentials.
According to him, there is the need for us to continue to exhibit love toward fellow human beings and re-dedicate our lives to the service of God, the Almighty Allah and humanity in general for a better Nigeria of our dream, as demonstrated by Prophet Muhammed (PBUH) during his earthly sojourn.
The Islamic scholar further assured that the spate of kidnapping witnessed in some parts of the country, particularly in the South West region would soon become a thing of the past if Nigerians stand united against the ugly trend.
“Let us use the period of this festival to pray for the peace, progress and economic emancipation of our dear country, Nigeria, as patriotic stakeholders “, he urged
He observed that for Oyo State pace setter agenda, the need to support the Government of Governor Seyi Makinde is sacrosanct, for the maintenance of peace and accelerated development under an environment of discipline and zero tolerance to Corruption.