The member representing Ileoluji Oke-igbo and Odigbo Federal Constituency of Ondo state in the house of Representatives, Honourable Mayowa Akinfolarin has congratuled the Muslim faithfuls in his constituency over the successful completion of their annual fasting session and the Eid-el-Fitri celebration.
Hon. Akinfolarin, who doubles as the Ondo state caucus leader in the house of representatives in a statement sent to journalists in Abuja on Saturday encouraged the Muslims to continue in obedience of God’s dictates in their daily endeavors, beyond the fasting period.
The lawmaker also expressed concern over the rising spate of kidnapping cases in Ondo state in recent times, while calling on the state government to do the needfuls tackling insecurity.
He however urged his constituents to see themselves as a single entity in unity of purpose and learn to tolerate one another despite their political and religious differences.
He also called on Muslim faithful to replicate the life of kindness, love, tolerance, peace and good neighbourliness as exemplified by the Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW).
The lawmaker concluded by advising the people of his constituency to take responsibility against the spread of the COVID-19 infection by observing personal hygiene adhiring to the instructions given by relevant health authorities and the state government.