24th May, 2020.
DISTINGUISHED SENATOR SMART ADEYEMI CONGRATULATES ALL MUSLIMS IN KOGI STATE ON 2020 EID-EL-FITRI CELEBRATION
The Distinguished Senator Smart Adeyemi, Senator representing the good people of Kogi West in the National Assembly felicitates with all members of the Muslim community in Kogi State on the successful completion of this year’s Ramadan fast which culminated into the celebration of the Eid-El-Fitri.
In his Sallah message to the Muslim faithfuls, the Distinguished Senator thanked the Almighty Allah for answering all the prayers and fasting during the Holy month of Ramadan by ensuring that Kogi State remains one of the two states that is not affected by the Corona Virus pandemic. In his words, he noted that this is indeed a sign that all their sacrifices through prayers and fasting during the period has not been a waste.
Again, the Distinguished Senator commended all the Muslim faithfuls for their endurance to have faithfully completed one of the major obligations of the Islamic religion in spite of the difficulties imposed on the society by the lockdown and associated health and safety requirements of this season. He further thanked God for granting the people of Kogi State good health to have witnessed the celebration of this year’s Eid-El-Fitri.
The Distinguished Senator also noted that the Sallah celebration of this year is unique in Kogi State in several ways, major among which is the victory it brought along for the Executive Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Adoza Bello at the election tribunal, according to the Senator, this is prayer answered and an assurance of greater developments for Kogi State.
Finally, he enjoined all the Muslim faithfuls not to forget all the lessons of the Holy month of Ramadan, basic among which includes humility, perseverance, giving and total submission to the will of Allah, he prayed that may God grant them the grace to witness many more of such celebrations on earth, and may Kogi State continue to be peaceful and prosperous, amin.
Happy Eid-el-fitri celebration and congratulations.
Chief Olowo Cornelius,
Legislative Aide to Distinguished Senator Smart Adeyemi