Ramadan: Gov. Oyetola urges Muslim faithful to show kindness, generosity to the poor



 Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun has urged Muslim faithful to increase their acts of kindness and generosity to the poor the Holy month of Ramadan.

A statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Ismail Omipidan Osogbo, quotes Oyetola as describing the month of Ramadan as a period of spiritual uplift and complete devotion to Allah.

The governor encouraged Muslims to take advantage of the Holy month to strengthen their commitment to the service of Allah and humanity.

“I congratulate Muslim faithful Osun and around the globe for witnessing yet another blessed month of Ramadan. We thank Allah who has made possible.

” We must endeavour to increase our acts of kindness and generosity by showing love and extending hands of support to the poor and the needy, as it the usual practice of Prophet Muhammad (SAW).

“As we all know, Ramadan a period of spiritual uplift and complete devotion to Almighty Allah.
“We must therefore, take advantage of Holy month to strengthen our commitment to the service of Allah and humanity.

“I to Allah to accept all our acts of worship in blessed month and reward us all abundantly,” the governor said.

Oyetola also urged Muslims in the state and Nigerians in general to seize the opportunity of the Holy month to intensify prayers continued peace, and development of Osun in particular and Nigeria in general.

The governor, who reminded the people that Coronavirus around, appealed to them to continue to observe safety protocols at places of worship and ensure they use their nose masks.()