The Senator, representing the Ogun East Senatorial district, His Excellency, Otunba Engr Gbenga Daniel, has called on Moslem faithful not to forget the lesson of sacrifice which the celebration of Eid-el-Kabir symbolises.
The Senator in his Eid-el-Kabir message extends warm greetings and best wishes to all Muslims across the world, and especially in Nigeria, urging them to reflect on the values of sacrifice, love, and unity that the festival represents.
Daniel emphasized the importance of using the occasion to foster peaceful coexistence among people of different faiths and backgrounds. He encouraged them to embrace the spirit of compassion and generosity by reaching out to the less privileged and extending a helping hand to those in need during this festive season.
According to him, “Eid Ul Adha is not just a celebration of pomp and pageantry with plenty of meat, rice and stew, it speaks to the significance of sacrifice and trust in the directive of Almighty Allah.
“I join our Muslim brothers and sisters in the celebration of core obedience to His will and urge us all to emulate the dedication of the Prophet, especially as it concerns our country. Barka da Sallah!”
Senator Daniel emphasized the need for unity and harmony, calling on Muslim faithfuls in Nigeria to come together and promote a peaceful atmosphere, while stressing the importance of peaceful coexistence. He called for a moderate celebration during the festival period with gratitude to Almighty Allah, while respecting the diverse religious beliefs within their communities.
Otunba Gbenga Daniel expressed his gratitude to the Muslims in the Ogun East Senatorial district for their unwavering support and prayers and reaffirmed his commitment to representing the interests of all towards a better life and living conditions.