Kwara State Governor, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed has felicitated with Nigerian Muslim faithful on the commencement of this year’s Ramadhan fast, ROYAL NEWS reports.
Gov Ahmed, in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Abdulwahab Oba enjoined Muslims to use the Ramadhan period to rekindle their hope in Allah and for spiritual rejuvenation.
The governor emphasised the need for wealthy Muslims to assist the less privileged ones in order ameliorate their suffering and reduce poverty in the society.
“Let’s reconnect with God, shun hatred and purge ourselves from envy. This is another opportunity to remember that the day of reckoning and accounting is gradually approaching. We should fear Allah in words and deeds”, governor Ahmed preached.
According to the governor, “Ramadhan fasts offer unique opportunity for Muslims to reassess their relationship with Almighty Allah and fellow human beings.
He urged Nigerians to use the period to supplicate for the restoration of peace, unity, understanding and tolerance across the country.
Gov Ahmed also sought continuous support and prayers for his government, assuring that he would not abdicate the responsibility of improving their living standard of the people.
“May this Ramadhan not be our last and may it takes us to the Kwara of our dream and personal successes”, Dr Ahmed prayed.
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