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The teachings of the Prophet are lessons in devotion and dedication

I felicitate with our Muslim brothers and sisters in the Lagos Central Senatorial District, Lagos State, and across the Federation on the commemoration of the birthday of Prophet Mohammed (SAW).

The birth, life, and teachings of the Prophet are lessons in devotion and dedication, and indeed, worthy of celebration.

Often celebrated with family, it is a time to as a unit,  profess the Muslim faith to one another, reminding each other of the teachings of the Prophet and strengthening their faith.… Read the rest

Undaunted in Challenging Times

Every year, we commemorate the Independence of our Nation. Beyond the festivities, however, it is a culmination of our struggle for self-determination from imperialism and our resolve to self-rule.

Upon attainment of Independence, ‘hope’, ‘determination’, and ‘confidence about the future’ were resounding themes in the speech delivered by Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa.

Today’s celebration is a reminder of where we have come from, how far we have gone, the price that we paid for this freedom and all that binds us together as a Nation.… Read the rest

Nigeria: A Diamond in the Rough

I congratulate the Government and Citizens of Nigeria at home and in the Diaspora on the commemoration of the commencement of the fourth republic, and the longest chain of Civilian rule our Country, Nigeria, has witnessed.

Twenty-two years ago, we made a choice – a conscious decision to be governed by democratic principles and to uphold the rights of every Nigerian.… Read the rest

In Peace lies our Freedom

I felicitate with Muslims in the Lagos Central Senatorial District, Lagos State and allover our Nation Nigeria on the successful end of Ramadan 2021 and the celebration of Eid-el- fitr.

Ramadan, one of the five pillars of Islam, is a lesson in self-control, holiness and empathy towards others. Beyond today, however, we must ensure that these lessons stay with us, guiding our actions and interactions with one another.… Read the rest

A Message of Hope

The resurrection of Jesus, the reason for Easter, is the foundation of the Christian faith. It is not only the promise of eternity, it is also the guarantee of a life of victory, here on earth.

It is a great privilege to witness another commemoration of the Resurrection of our LORD Jesus Christ. Thus, I congratulate all Christians in the Lagos Central Senatorial District, Lagos State and Nigeria on this important day.… Read the rest