The Oyo State House of Assembly has congratulated Muslims faithful across the State as they celebrate this year’s Eid- el – Maloud which marks the birthday of the Holy Prophet Muhammad.
In a statement issued to commemorate the celebration, and signed by the Chairman, Media and Public Affairs, Hon. Waheed Akintayo, the House urged Muslims to emulate the life and good virtues of Prophet Muhammad and follow the path of peace which is the bedrock of development in any Society.
According to the Statement, the Prophet’s messages were always on Peace, truthfulness and faithfulness, called on citizens of the State from all walks of life to strive and follow the good examples as displayed during his lifetime.
“It is noteworthy for everyone to emulate the teaching of Prophet Muhammad which borders on love, tolerance, unity and peaceful co – existence. We enjoin faithful to continue to demonstrate good virtues of the Holy Prophet to engender peace and unity needed for the growth and development of the State and Nation in general.”
“We urge members of the Public, especially Muslims to seize this opportunity to strengthen their love towards one another and make the society a better place by eschewing tendencies that could tamper with the unity and stability in the State.” The Statement added.
The Assembly noted that the prayers of the faithful and God’s love for Nigeria have kept the country and its citizens in spite of the challenges witnessed so far.
The release however called on every Nigerian to constantly pray for the Nation, show passion and commitment towards Nation building and sustainable development.
The House, in the Statement revealed that the 10th Assembly in Oyo State will not relent in her continous efforts of making and amending laws that will cut across all sectors of the State for the great benefit of every individual in the State.
The statement revealed further that the House will continue to ensure the ties of its cordial relationship with other Arms of Government inorder to bring the Omituntun 2.0 initiatives to reality.
“We will continue to ensure unity and progress through mutual cooperation with other Arms of Government. We have shown example through effective legislations, promised to do more to enhance policies that will pave way for development.”
“We urged residents of the Pace Setter State to continue to sustain religious tolerance as this is one of the surest means to unity, peace and progress.”
Appreciating members of the Public for the support and trust bestowed on the 10th Assembly, the House prayed that the birth of Prophet Muhammad will usher in another era of peace and prosperity for all and Sundry in the State.