Hon. Adekunle Adeyemi, an honorable member of the 7th National Assembly , representing Ifo Ewekoro Federal Constituency has called on Muslim faithfuls to use the ramadan period to pray to Almighty Allah to quell the frightening insecurity occasioned by armed banditry, kidnapping and other violent crimes.
The chairman of board, Ogun state Waste Management Authority made the call in his Ramadan message to muslims on Sunday.
He also urged Muslims to pray for the unity of the country, saying that without unity Nigeria can not move ahead.
The legal practitioner said, “I want to welcome you to the Holy Month of Ramadan. As we begin the fast in fulfilment of Almighty Allah’s injunction to all believers, may we be counted worthy of His bountiful blessings and get forgiveness of sins .
“Almighty Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala (SWT) instructs, “O you who have believed, decreed upon you is fasting as it was decreed upon those before you that you may become righteous- Surat Al-Baqarah 2:183.
“We give glory and thanks to Almighty Allah for sparing our lives, and count us worthy to observe this glorious act of Ibadah. Amen
“I also want to appeal to Muslim brothers and sisters to avail the glorious month of Ramadan to seek God’s face on disturbing happenings in the polity.
“Let us pray to Almighty Allah to quell the frightening insecurity occasioned by armed banditry, kidnapping and other violent crimes.
“I also urge us to shun every bigotry disposition to fellow Nigerians who belong to other faith. Peace , harmony and tolerance should exemplify us as true believers. May Almighty Allah continue to guide us all right. He concluded