The Minority Leader , Oyo state House Of Assembly Honorable Asimiu Alarape wishes the Islamic faithful Ramadhan Kareem as the Holy month commence.
The lawmaker representing Atiba state constituency in the 9th Assembly also the Basorun Adini Oyo State made the wish in his Ramadhan greetings to the Muslima across globe.
The Minority leader urged the muslims world wide to use this opportunity of the sacred month to raise a voice of prayer to God against the Coronavirus ravaging the globe.
According to him , observing Ramadhan is an act of spiritual purification of the mind and body as well as a way of practicing self restraint in order to attain piety.
The Bashorun Adini said , Islamic faithful must strive to get abundant blessings in this month despite the restrictions and lockdown occasioned by the virus.
” this is a strange and difficult Ramadan we have ever witnessed.Ramadhan is about self improvement ,connection with the community , prayers in congregation , public lectures, Tafseer of the Qur’an and charity.”
“It is a pity that all of that wont be happening this year. instead of praying and sitting with islamic faithful in the mosque , people will only be praying at home with their families.
” this is because it is our duty to keep safe and observe physical distancing as announced by WHO. COVID-19 has changed the way the world is operating. Honourable Alarape said.