Eid-el Kabir: Beyond Celebration, Uphold The Significance Of Sallah– Makinde’s Ex-Aide, Wale Ajani Urges Muslim
Former Director General of Oyo State Liaison Office in Abuja and Lagos, Wale Ajani felicitates Muslims Ummah over this year’s Eid-el Kabir celebration.
He urged Muslims not to forget the significance of the celebration which he said is sacrifice and selflessness as exemplified by Prophet Ibrahim.
A felicitation message by the former aide to Governor Seyi Makinde on Wednesday afternoon indicates that there is more to learn from the celebration than just the merriment and fanfare.
He noted that Oyo state and Nigeria at large are at a threshold of transition that cuts across all spheres of the economy and Nigerians must brace up to renew their resolve towards sacrifice and selflessness in their dispositions to government policies and programs.
He also expressed his felicitation to the Deputy Governor, Barrister Adebayo Abdulroheem Lawal, who is currently on a holy pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia, wishing him and all pilgrims a safe return.
In his words, “sacrifice, offering’ or ‘oblation’ are the core significance of Eid-el Kabir. This was exemplified by Prophet Ibrahim in the Holy Quran.
“We can not profess our love for the Prophet and desire to follow his footsteps without emulating his life and selflessness towards the course of humanity and mankind as a whole.
“Let’s all be prepared and willing to sacrifice for the greater good and growth of our dear state! This is a time idea and innovation should be flowing from everyone for the development of Òyó state.
“We must reflect on and imbibe the essence of sacrifice and humility for the promotion of harmonious relationship in our state in particular and Nigeria as a whole.”
He expressed his confidence in the administration of Governor Seyi Makinde to achieve more under Omititun 2.0 tagged sustainable development agenda stressing that the governor’s economic blueprints are very clear and specifically detailed for anyone with lofty initiatives and ideas to key in.