Eid-Ul-Adha: Elegushi Preaches Peace, Tolerance

As Muslims in Nigeria, join their counterparts all over the world to celebrate this year’s Eid-ul-Adha, prominent Lagos monarch, the Elegushi of Ikate Kingdom, Oba Saheed Ademola Elegushi has admonished Muslims to use the celebration to continue to promote peace and co-existence between all Nigerians, regardless of their faith or ethnic background. 

Oba Elegushi in his Sallah message reminded the Islamic faithful of the significance of the Sallah celebration, which is sacrifice and obedience, noting that as Muslims, they must continue to show love to one another, as well as to people of other faith and also ensure the continue to obey the laws of the land as well as respect for authorities. 

The monarch, while acknowledging the challenges confronting the nation, also advised the government to increase its capacity to address these challenges and bring an end to the ugly trend of banditry, kidnapping and insecurity currently threatening the peace of the country and has created a mistrust between the citizens and the government. 

Oba Elegushi while congratulating Muslims on another Sallah festival, reminded them to celebrate with caution and continue to adhere to all safety protocols, put in place to prevent a third wave of the covid-19 pandemic.

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