Ramadan: Remember the less privilege, cleric advises muslims

Abdulqudus Ogundapo
The President-General league of Imam and Alfas, Ogun State and Chief Imams of Egbaland, Sheik Liadi Orunsolu has advised muslims to extend their generosity to the less privilege and those going through certain life challenges.
The Chief Imam gave this advice in a press release issued to newsmen in Abeokuta on Monday.

The Cleric also encouraged politicians to be God fearing and be dedicated to finding solutions to the numerous challenges facing the nation.

According to him, Fasting is not just about avoiding food and drinks. Rather, it is an opportunity to strive for inner purification and self-accountability. Ramadan is meant to inculcate righteousness and self-discipline.

He said, “Muslims must seize the opportunity of this month to increase their love for humanity, acts of charity, kindness and generosity to their fellow men, and gratitude to Almighty Allah. We should use this opportunity to remember the less privilege and those going through certain life challenges.

“As muslims, the holy Month of Ramadan is an opportunity to engage in sober reflection and absolute return to Allah. I urge all of us in Muslims to devote our souls and body, in total submission to Allah now and henceforth.

“I urge all political office holders at all levels to be God fearing and be dedicated to finding solutions to the numerous challenges facing the nation which include but not limited to insecurity, poverty,illiteracy,inadequate health care and other essential services.

“I enjoin Muslims in Ogun State to pray for the incoming administration of our Governor-elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun for a successful, progressive and prosperous tenure as the Governor of Ogun State.

“We thank Allah in appreciation of successes recorded by Governor Ibikunle Amosun. As he completes his tenure in office, we wish him more success in future days of his life” he said.

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