Let The Significance Of Ramadan Reflects In You – Hon. Delano

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By Bola Akinlotan 

As the entire Muslim Community of Ifo Local Government recently celebrated this year Ramadan Public Lecture to show appreciations, thanks and adorations to the Almighty Allah SWT, who made it possible for them to witness yet another holy month with full  ibaadah. The Executive Chairman of the Local Government, Hon. Chief (Mrs) Kikelomo Aridunnu Delano has urged all the Muslims’ faithfuls in the Council area and beyond to let the significance of Ramadan reflect in their day to day activities even when the fasting is over.

 

She made this plea yesterday at the year 2024 Ramadan Public Lecture held at the Local Government Secretariat. According to her, Ramadan is a month of spiritual cleansing, purification, increased worship, good deeds, and act of charity.

 

 

She  however, urged all the Muslim brothers and sisters to maintain the virtues of Islam not only when the Ramadan is on but after the fasting period, so that they can transform themselves from their old ways to a new one as well as making the society better for all.

The invited Guest Speaker, Fadeelat Sheikh Alhaji Al-Imam Muh’d Ibraheem Ayinla Ajilogbaaso, Speaking on a lecture titled; the power of knowledge admonished all Muslim Faithfuls in Ifo Local Government and every other persons present to seek knowledge.

He stressed that, there is inbuilt and acquired knowledge in all mankind, and whoever fails to develop these two, will live a meaningless life. In his message, knowledge is characterised by the mission, vision, and movement.

He, however, enjoined every Muslims to use their knowledge to promote Islam and humanity in order for everybody to live peacefully with one another as we should be our brothers’ keepers. “What you know that is not good or that will hurt you when it’s done to you, do not do to others,” he said.

Speaking earlier, the Chairman, Ifo Local Government Muslim Community, who was recently appointed by the State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun CON. as the Head of Local Government Administration, Abeokuta North Local Government, Alhaji Wasiu Babatunde Junaid FCA, appreciated Allah SWT, for His mercies over everyone.

He therefore welcomed the Executive Chairman, Guest Lecturer, and everyone to the yearly programme, which usually serves as spiritual tonic for every Muslims.

He stressed in his address that, only the devoted Muslims would leave their businesses and other engagements to attend this type of lecture, most especially at this austerity period.

Amongst other dignitaries at the epoch making event are; the Vice Chairman, Hon. Oladapo Adebesin; the Leader of the Legislative Arm, Hon. Olanrewaju Adeleye; the Secretary to the Local Government, Alhaji Olalekan Kushimo; Honourable Councillors, other Political Functionaries, Director of various Departments; the Branch Chairman, Nigeria Union of Local Government Employee (NULGE),  who also doubled as the Imam of Ifo Local Government Muslim Community, Alhaji Jimoh Aliu; the Career Officers, Invited Guests and members of Ifo Local Government Muslims Community respectively.

 

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