The lawmaker representing Oluyole federal constituency at the House of Representatives and Chairperson, House Committee on Diaspora Affairs, Hon. Tolulope Akande-Sadipe, has congratulated Muslims on witnessing this year’s Eid-el Maulud, charging them to imbibe the spirit of peace.
Akande-Sadipe, in a statement to mark this year’s Maulud Nabiyy, which symbolyses the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad, SAW, noted that during these trying times, Muslims need to pray for the progress and unity of Nigeria.
Urging nIgerians from all walks of lives to emulate the peaceful and humble attributes of Prophet Muhammad, SAW, Hon Akande-Sadipe noted that this will guarantee a better country for all.
She said, “As we celebrate in commemoration of the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad, SAW, I wish our Muslim brothers and sisters across the world, especially those in my immediate constituency, Oluyole, a blessed celebration.
“Let’s preach peace; let’s emulate the humility of Holy Prophet Muhammad and pray for the survival of our country.
“I urge you to avoid evil thoughts and sinful behaviours that may hinder our prayers and supplications unto Allah.”
Akande-Sadipe, in her statement, also noted that Nigeria needs prayers in order to surmount her numerous challenges, adding that “we need to concentrate on our faith through prayers, seeking forgiveness and by being there for those that may be needy around us.”