A member of the Federal House of Representatives-elect Otunba Timehin Adelegbe representing Ose/Owo Federal Constituency has urged Muslims to continue to promote peaceful coexistence, love and tolerance beyond Ramadan period.
Adelegbe made this known in Akure while felicitating with Muslim Brothers and Sisters for witnessing another Ramadan
In a statement issued by his Media aide Wale Akingbade, the business mogul and experienced politician said meaningful development can only take place in an atmosphere devoid of rancour and acrimony.
He appealed to all Muslim faithful to continue to embrace love and tolerance so that the Country can witnessed a rapid growth and development as intended by the President, Muhammadu Buhari.
“I urged you all to live in peace with one another and imbibe the spirit of tolerance for the progress of the Country, as no meaningful development can take place in a crisis-filled society”
“Islam, as stated in holy Qur’an is a religion of peace that upholds the values of love for one another and peaceful coexistence”
“I therefore celebrate all muslim faithfuls of my Constituency (Ose/Owo), Ondo state and Nigeria at large, as they begin their Ramadan fasting and prayer.
“It is my ultmost wish and prayer that the Almighty Allah bless you all with happiness and accept our acts of Ibadah during and after the fast.
Meanwhile, Otunba Adelegbe has used this Ramadan period to re- assure the people of his Constituency of his readiness to delivering his campaign promises immediately after the Swear-In ceremony next month.
According to him, plans are on top gear to set up a committee for the speedy implementation of all the promises he made during the campaigns.