Honourable Olalekan Rasheed Afolabi of Ifelodun/Boripe/Odo-Otin Federal Constituency of Osun State has congratulated Muslims in his constituency and Osun at large for witnessing the beginning of ninth month of 1421AH Islamic calendar which signalled commencement of Ramadan fasting.
The lawmaker stated this in a release he personally signed and made public by his Media Office this morning. While quoting Quran 2, verses 183 – 185 to buttress his point on the importance and significance of Ramadan, Hon. Afolabi described Ramadan as month of reflection and restitution. He charged Islamic faithfuls to use the opportunity of the holy month to move more closer to God.
“No better time than now to seek close relationship with Almighty Allah by continuous recitation and listening to glorious Quran in one hand and by being good to others via support to the needy and compliance to constituted authorities guidelines on the other hand especially as it relates to Covid-19 related instructions.” The lawmaker stated.
The Deputy Chairman House of Representatives Committee on Sport assured his constituents of support at this time as always and prayed to Almighty Allah to accept all intended good deeds of everyone as an act of worship and sacrifice for speedy restoration of our land against Covid-19 pandemic. The release concluded.