Eid-el-Fitr, Odubu Felicitates with Muslims.

As Edo muslims join their counterparts all over the world to celebrate Eid-el-Fitr, the immediate past deputy governor of Edo State and the leading aspirant for the Edo governorship election under the platform of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Dr. Pius Odubu has sent message of felicitations to muslims in Edo State, Nigeria and all over the world on the occasion of the 2020 Eid-el-Fitr celebrations.

Odubu, in his Eid-el-Fitr message, made available to the public enjoined all Muslim faithful in Edo State and Nigerians in general to extend the spiritual benefits of Ramadan, which are love, peace and justice to their daily living and through this contribute to the development of the nation.

“On behalf of my family, campaign organization, I extend our warmest wishes to Muslims celebrating Eid-el-Fitr in Edo State, Nigeria and around the world. I congratulate all of our countrymen and women who have successfully undertaken the month long Ramadan fast.

He reminded them of the importance of respecting the faiths and beliefs of all and enjoined all Muslim faithful and Nigerians in general to use the occasion of the celebration for sober reflection and pray for peace, unity and progress of the nation.

“As we celebrate Eid-el-Fitr, it is my hope and prayer that Ramadan’s spiritual lessons and the Holy Prophet’s teachings of piety, love, justice, fairness, equity, peaceful co-existence with others, tolerance, honesty and dedication to duty will remain with us all for the benefit and greater glory of our dear nation.

“May the lessons and blessings of the Holy Month also permeate into us all, and positively influence our attitudes towards our fellow countrymen and women, irrespective of religion or place of origin; and promote greater commitment to the peace, unity and stability of the nation. It is my hope that today brings joy to all of your homes, both here in Edo State, Nigeria and around the world.” he said.

He further noted that Ramadan was a season of discipline and sacrifice, he urged everyone to celebrate Eid-el-Fitr with modesty and love in view of the ravaging coronavirus pandemic, which has disrupted socio-economic and religious activities all over the world.

He emphasized that prayers by the faithful are needed more than ever at this critical time even as he is optimist that the world will get medical breakthrough for a cure against the deadly coronavirus soon.