ABEOKUTA—THE Baba Adinni of Yewaland in Ogun State, Mr. Abiodun Akinlade has urged Nigerians, particularly Muslims in Ogun State, to pray for the country and the state during the Holy Month of Ramadan.
In a statement issued yesterday to commemorate the 2018 Ramadan season, Akinlade, who is a leading governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ogun State, said the Holy month should be seen as an opportunity to learn self-restraint, love, piety, and sacrifice.
He also called for prayers for the progress and unity of Ogun State and the governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, saying that it is a season of stock taking and prayers.
He said: “The responsibilities of being a Muslim include that we must love our State and always work to promote its success.”
“The 2018 Ramadan period is one that we must see as an opportunity to pray for our country, President Muhammadu Buhari, our State and our amiable governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, who is the architect of a new Ogun State that we are all enjoying and proud of.”