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Eid-el-Kabir: Oyetola harps on religious tolerance, peace




As Muslims all around the world rejoice the 2021 Eid-el-Kabir competition, Nigerians have been urged to keep up non secular tolerance and peace within the nation.


Muslim trustworthy have been urged to increase the fingers of fellowship to the much less privileged throughout and past the festive interval.

Osun State Governor Gboyega Oyetola mentioned this on Tuesday after the 2 rakats prayer at Osogbo central Eid, Oke-Baale, Osogbo.

Whereas congratulating the Muslim trustworthy, the governor harped on the necessity to stay in peace regardless of the non secular variations.

He mentioned, “I congratulate all of the Muslims in Osun State, in Nigeria and all the entire world at giant. We thank God that we’re capable of rejoice this yr’s celebration. Final yr, we couldn’t rejoice it. However we thank God for giving us the grace to be right here immediately.

“I need to enjoin our folks to stay in peace. They need to prolong fingers of fellowship to the much less privileged. They should rejoice as nicely.

“We should always not emphasise non secular variations. We will need to have non secular tolerance. We should love our neighbours.”

Oyetola enjoined Osun residents and residents of the state to proceed to keep up peace and keep away from something that may threaten the peace of the state.

“Let’s stay in peace. Osun is famous for peace. I need us to proceed to be celebrated as essentially the most peaceable state in Nigeria,” he added.

Earlier in his sermon, the Grand Imam of Osun State, Sheik Musa Animasahun, who spoke on the theme of peace, emphasised the necessity for Nigerians to advertise peace and unity.

He additionally enjoined the Muslim trustworthy to understand God who made it doable to mark this yr’s Eid-el-Kabir regardless of the setbacks of final yr which have been triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The central mosque was full of excited Muslim trustworthy from Osun State and past who had gathered to hope to God and mark the Eid-el-Kabir competition.

The worshippers additionally complied with the security protocols in opposition to the COVID-19 pandemic via using facemasks amongst others.

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