Former Deputy Governor of Osun state, Senator Iyiola Omisore has felicitated with Muslims in Osun state and Nigeria in general on the celebrations of this year’s Eid El Fitri.
Senator Omisore in a statement by his Media team made available to journalists tasked Muslim across Osun state and other parts of Nigeria not to relent on their prayers for the country and its leaders to have a better Nigeria .
The former Deputy Governor said as at present, Nigeria as a country need fervent prayers from the Muslims and other peace loving Nigerians for it to overcome the numerous challenges facing it and move the country forward to enable it regain its rightful position in the comity of the nations.
“Let me use this opportunity to congratulate my Muslim brothers and Sisters on this year Eid El Kabir and the need for everyone of us to continue to have faith in this our country . Nigeria remains the only country we can call our own country, it is time we all join hands and pray for divine intervention in getting it out of the numerous challenges presently weighing it down” he said.
According to the former Deputy Governor, in doing this, Nigerians including our Muslim brothers and sisters should go beyond seeing the Eld El Kabir period as mere merry making time but as a period to intercede for the country through fervent prayers and commitment towards making Nigeria great again.
Senator Omisore expressed optimism that with genuine commitment and prayers, Nigeria will soon overcome the insecurity, economic meltdown and other challenges presently militatating against its unity, stability and the much needed development of the country.
He also urged Nigerians to pray for the safe return back to the country of our brothers and sisters on holy pilgrimage to the Holy land of Mecca to perform this year’s hajj .
On Osun state, Senator Omisore tasked Muslim faithfuls in and across the state to pray for a divine bailout for the state and its people in the face of the prolonged hardship facing the people especially the youths, the civil servants, the pensioners. market women as well as others.
The former Deputy Governor emphasized that it was unfortunate that the people of Osun state in general were intentionally subjected into various forms of hardships through various anti people policies of the Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola led government in the state thereby making it imperative for the people of the state to give room for a better government that will foster on the people and Osun state as a whole the much needed people friendly government with human face policies come 2018.
“While feeling the sufferings and hardships of various forms presently facing my good people of Osun state, I want to charge that it is time again to punder and take up the challenges to rescue our dear Osun state from the political hijackers and reposition the state back for good. The 2018 governorship election in our dear state is almost around the corner. This time around, I am charging our people, the people of Osun state to be more patriotic, devoted and join in rescuing the state back from its present pitiable condition”.
The former governor emphasized that in doing this, the time has come for the people of Osun state to shine their eyes and be more vigilant so as not to fall victim of bad governance and a focus less government again.
Senator Omisore however urged religious leaders n and across Osun state to continue with their prayers for the people of the state and the state in general.