Omi-tuntun Benedict Forum Holds Annual Ramadan Prayer, Special Iftar With Muslim Faithful
The Founder of Omi-tuntun Benedict Forum and a Chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Oloye Benedict Akika on Wednesday hosted Muslim faithful to Ramadan prayer and Special Iftar dinner at his residence.
The Agba-Akin of Olorunda Abaa used the opportunity to admonish Muslim Faithful to use this holy month to pray for Oyo State Government and ask God to bestow more wisdom, knowledge and understanding on His Excellency Engr Seyi Makinde as he continues to develop the State from Poverty to Prosperity.
The Chief Imam Omi-tuntun Mosque, Alhaji Mojeed Lanase in his sermon charges Muslims to imbibe the spirit of giving and follow the peaceful nature of the holy prophet Muhammad (SAW), adding that only in a peaceful environment can there be Unity, and where there is Unity it’s bound to be development.
He equally called for more prayers for the nation and Oyo State, enjoying them to call on Allah in their prayers for a peaceful electioneering season, he charge politicians to imbibe the spirit of sportsmanship, adding that it’s only God that gives power to whosoever he wants.
“As leaders we should not force ourselves on the people, let the people decide who they want to lead them” Dont make politics a do or die affairs, the problem we may cause today might consume the future that is unknown.
Dignitaries present at the event are Sheu Nurein, Chief imam idi ape, Imam Gafar Abdul Azeez, Chief imam lakuru, Ustash Rasaq Afolabi, Members of the Omi-tuntun Benedict Forum, Residents.
In his remarks, the Chief imam idi-ape Sheu Nurein commended the good virtues of Oloye Benedict Akika, “it’s rare to see a Christian brother who loves his Muslims, today we’re here because of a man’s love for his community, i enjoy you all to follow suit, May Allah continue to bless you, he added.