Sallah: Abiodun Felicitates With Muslims, Reads Riot Act To Cultists, Other Criminals In Ogun - EDU-BIZNEWS


Saturday, July 9, 2022

Sallah: Abiodun Felicitates With Muslims, Reads Riot Act To Cultists, Other Criminals In Ogun

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has warned that his administration would no longer tolerate cultism or any act of violence in the state

Abiodun while felicitating with Muslims , issued the riot act  during this year's Eid-el-Adha prayers at Lantoro Praying Ground in Abeokuta, saying  a marching order has been given to the police and other security agencies to fish out those involved in the recent cult related killings in Abeokuta and other parts of the state

The governor represented by his former Chief of Staff, Alhaji Shuaib Salis urged youths to imbibe the lessons of the festive period as
reflected in Ismail who was very submissive to God and his Father, Prophet Ibrahim before he was replaced with sacrificial ram 

Abiodun urged youths to shun cultism and other forms of violence
 acts saying none of those being celebrated today  involved themselves in cultism, ritual killings or any criminal activities before becoming business moguls in the world

He also enjoined parents to always inculcate moral values in their children, in order to ensure a descent society devoid of any form of criminal activities

Chief Imam of Egbaland, Sa'ad Bamgbola who led the Eid prayers, prayed for the State Government and Nigeria as a country to overcome the present challenges of insecurities while urging Muslims to imbibe the teachings of Islam as religion of peace and tolerant 

He asked to always reflect on the spirit of perseverance and other moral values as personified by the Prophet Ibrahim

The Eid prayers attracted Head of the State Civil Service, Dr. Nofiu Aigoro, Information and Strategy Commissioner, Alhaji Abdul-waheed Odusile, former Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Afolabi Afuape, former Head of Service, Engr. Bisiriyu Popoola, as well as Balogun of Egbaland, Chief Rasheed Raji and Police Commissioner, Lanre Bankole amongst  other dignitaries

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