Erinle Samson Oyewole*
The Executive Chairman of Moba Local Government Hon. Bayo Aborisade BOYOO has joined well wishers all over the world to felicitate with Muslim faithfuls as they celebrate this years Eid El Fitr.
The council boss in his message to all Muslim faithfuls thanked Almighty Allah for the grace received to successfully complete the fasting despite the rigorous situation in the country. Aborisade reminded the Muslims that last year's Eid El Fitr was celebrated indoor due to the outbreak of the Deadly COVID-19 Pandemic ravaging the World.
The chairman in his message to Muslims at the beginning of the fasting urged Muslims in Moba Local Government, Ekiti State and Nigeria in General to use the period to seek for the face of God in fasting and praying. He said; Ramadan period should not be an annual routine exercise, but a time to renew our faith with Almighty Allah and also move closer to him. Aborisade appealed to all Muslims to pray for Peace and Unity of our dear Nation. Allah in his infinite mercy stop the killings of innocent souls, Kidnapping and Corruption in our country.
In same vein, the council boss has also urged Muslims to observe the Eid El Fitr celebration without violating the COVID-19 rules already in existence because COVID-19 has not been totally defeated and he also urged them to be a law abiding citizen.
The council boss also prayed that as they witness this year's Eid El Fitr, they shall witness more on the land of the living. He used the opportunity to remind them of the exemplary life of Muhammad, which he urged them to emulate same.