Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has said that it is lamentable that Muslims in the state and different pieces of the nation couldn’t participate in the current year’s Hajj.
Makinde made this revelation by means of an assertion endorsed by his Chief Press Secretary, Taiwo Adisa.
The Governor in the explanation made accessible to DAILY POST on Monday, praised Muslims in the state for seeing the current year’s Eid-el-Kabir.
He kept up with that tragically Muslims in the state who proposed to play out the current year’s Hajj couldn’t do as such because of the Coronavirus pandemic.
Makinde, while talking further, called for resilience and strict amicability at all times.
He then, at that point asked Islamic dedicated to ponder the pith of the celebration, which he depicted as the “Celebration of Sacrifice.”
“It was unfortunate that Muslims in the state and the nation over can’t notice the 2021 Hajj in Saudi Arabia because of COVID-19.
“This circumstance ought to be viewed as a component of the penance we as a whole need to make as of now, as a method of imitating Prophet Ibrahim,” he said.
“The Eid-el-Kabir presents a chance for us to think about the confidence, with which Ibrahim (Abraham) readily consented to forfeit his solitary child and was set to relinquish his valued resource, simply in dutifulness to the order of Allah (SWT).
“But regardless of the current COVID-19 pandemic attacking the entire world, the Almighty Allah (SWT) permitted Muslims in Oyo State to join the Muslim Ummah in making requests for the absolution of our sins.
“I am thankful to my Muslim siblings and sisters and inhabitants of the state for staying ardent in spite of the circumstance forced on us by the COVID-19 pandemic.”
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