The Deputy Governor of Osun State Benedict Alabi, has felicitated with Muslims around the world, on the occasion of this year Eid-el-kabir.
He said the festival remains significant in the Islamic world, as it instills the spirit of obedience and conviction of total submission to the will of Almighty Allah in every Muslim faithful.
Alabi added that the rare obedience and utmost sacrifice displayed by Prophet Ibrahim should be a guiding principle of every Muslim and many others .
The Deputy Governor made this known in a press release signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Olaniyi Ajibola, the copy which was made available to newsmen in Osogbo, the capital of Osun.
He said : I heartily rejoice with all Muslims around the world, and the state of Osun in particular, as I enjoin every individual to emulate the exemplary attribute of obedience and total submission to the will of Almighty God as prophet Ibrahim exhibited.
“Surely, the present challenge of ravaging pandemic would be a thing of the past if we completely submit everything to our creator and comply with necessary protocols of medical experts to contain the spread of the virus at our various communities”.