Dr Olusegun Mimiko, immediate past governor of Ondo state, has rejoiced with Muslims across the country on this year’s occasion of eid-el-Maulud, the birthday of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
Speaking through John Paul Akinduro, his Special Assistant on Media and Digital Communications, Mimiko extended greetings to all those who are celebrating eid-el-Maulud as he urged them to show love to the needy in the society.
According to him, “We need to make the world a better place by accommodating and loving our neighbours, regardless of ethnic, religious and political affiliations.
“Eid Mubarak to all our brothers and sisters around the world. May you have an amazing celebration”.
Similarly, Prof. Ibrahim Ajagunna, a leading aspirant in the upcoming 2024 Ondo State Gubernatorial election, who is also the Deputy President, Caribbean Maritime University, Jamaica, has conveyed his felicitation to the faithfuls across the State.
Prof. Ajagunna’s message is contained in a statement made available to the public through the official media handles, earlier today.
“On this auspicious day, I seize this ample medium to felicitate all Muslim faithfuls in Ondo State on the commemoration of our Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW) birth”.
The Ikare-Akoko born Professor of Sustainable Development further charged people in the Islam to continue to uphold all the great teachings of the Holy Prophet.
He said, “the Eid-ul-Mawlid is more than just a celebration. It is a time to reflect on the teachings of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) and uphold the light he brought to the world.
Consequently, Prof. Ibrahim Ajagunna also admonished all Inhabitants of Ondo State to be tolerant in their respective acts, regardless of ideologies, class, religion, and ethnic background.