Gubernatorial candidate in Kwara State, Dr. Tajudeen Bola Olaosebikan (OON), has called on Nigerians to pray for the continued existence of peace, love and prosperity throughout the country as Muslims start the 2018 Ramadan fast.
He made this known today in a statement where he also enjoined Nigerians to remember and uphold the corporate existence of the nation, which according to him can only guarantee future prospects both for every individual and corporate Nigerian even as we prepare for general elections come 2019.
In a congratulatory message, Dr. Olaosebikan implored Muslims to seek maximum benefits from the Ramadan period “by being helpful to all manner of people, learning and following the true message of the religion as taught by the Holy Prophet.”
Part of the statement read:
“As we make collective efforts to bring to a permanent end the menace of insecurity in the country, let me use this auspicious occasion of Holy Ramadan to appeal to our misguided brothers to embrace peace and seek a better understanding of Islam during this Holy period and beyond,” Olaosebikan said.
The veteran medical doctor and publisher prayed to Allah to bring peace and harmony to all parts of the country and the world at large.
The former commissioner of health in Kwara state, in his message directed an appeal to the perpetrators of violence and destruction in the name of Islam all over the world to desist from tarnishing the name of the religion. He enjoined every citizen to embrace peace and seek a better understanding of Islam during this Holy period and beyond,” Olaosebikan said.
He therefore called on every Muslims to pray for the blessings of Allah on all those fasting, families and the nation, Nigeria, so we can witness abundant peace, harmony and peaceful general elections and above all, a better economy in the nation.
While praying that Almighty Allah provides support for all to observe all the rites during the Holy month, Olaosebikan prayed to Allah to bring peace and harmony to all parts of the country and the world at large.
“I wish all our citizens a blessed Ramadan. Ramadan Kareem Mubarak,” the statement concluded.