The honourable member representing Ondo West constituency 1 at the Ondo State House of Assembly, Hon. Tomide Akinribido has urged the federal government of Nigeria to encourage peaceful co-existence across the country through its policies,programs and general activities.
In a Sallah message which was released by his media aide on the occasion of the Muslims’ festival of Eid-el Kabir, Hon. Tomide Akinribido enjoined the Nigerian government to show greater zeal in promoting unity and justice and de-escalate the current tension among the various ethnic groups in the country.
While noting that the country is currently on a critical socio-political crossroad with a prostrate economy,Hon. Akinribido opined that government must look inwards and figure out effective ways by which security of lives and properties can be enhanced and employment opportunities generated for the teeming masses.
Hon. Akinribido also felicitated with Muslims nationwide and particularly the muslim community in his constituency,while urging the Muslim Ummah to be worthy ambassadors of the faith by exemplifying all of the virtues that distinguished Prophet Mohammed.
“I extend warm greetings to the Muslim Ummah in Nigeria as they celebrate Eid-el-Kabir Sallah festival. As Muslims savour the joy of the occasion,I call on them to demonstrate the spirit of tolerance, unity, love, forgiveness and mercy”, the statement added.