Friday , June 21 2024

Ramadan: Muri-Okunola greets Muslims

The Lagos State Head of Service,Mr Hakeem Muri-Okunola has felicitated with Muslim Umah in the Lagos State Public Service and in the State as fasting begins in the Holy Month of Ramadan.

Muri-Okunola, in his statement, described the month of Ramadan as one with abundant mercy of Allah, acceptance of prayers and forgiveness, calling on the faithful to use the opportunity to pray for divine intervention, guidance and God’s blessings for the public service and Lagos State this perilious times.

He said the Holy Month with its attendant virtues should serve as a guide, moral and spiritual compass for the Muslims, urging them to uphold the tenets of Ramadan.

He added that as the month demands the faithful to engage in doing more good deeds and giving to the needy, he thereby charged Muslims to be their brother’s keepers and extend love to the less needy, less privileged as well as the vulnerables in the state.

While praying Allah to make the fasting easy and less-stressful for the Muslim Umah, he also pray that the fasting will be accepted as act of worship by Allah.

About Ayinla Muritala

Agbede is a seasoned Journalist with more than a decade experience as the fourth estate of the realm. He is a graduate of Mass Communication from the Univeristy of Ilorin and currently freelance with few of the Nigerian Dailies.

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