Give Peace a Chance

I felicitate with Muslims in the Lagos Central Senatorial District, Lagos State and across the Federation on this celebration of the commemoration of the birthday of Prophet Mohammed (SAW).

The weeks in the run up to this celebration have been challenging, commencing with protests calling for an end to Police brutality and extrajudicial killings which degenerated into mayhem and chaos, resulting to loss of lives and property.… Read the rest

My Diamond Jubilee appreciation

My dear friends,

I thank you for honouring God’s faithfulness in my life, for your outpouring of love and expression of goodwill, on the occasion of my 60th Birthday Anniversary, Monday September 21, 2020.

The years have gone by so fast, and God has indeed blessed me with wonderful family and friends, and to Him be all the glory.

Despite my decision not to have an elaborate celebration due to the COVID 19 pandemic, you all showed up for me.… Read the rest

Rise Up and Build

Patriotism is, fundamentally, a conviction that a particular country is the best in the world because you were born in it…
George Bernard Shaw

 I felicitate with the people of Lagos Central Senatorial District, Lagos State, and Nigerians at home and in the Diaspora on 60 years of Nigeria’s independence.

Independence Day is the greatest, most significant day of history for any nation in the world.… Read the rest

HOPE in Uncertain Time

I felicitate with Muslims in the Lagos Central Senatorial District, Lagos State and Nigeria on this year’s celebration of Eid-el-Kabir.

This celebration reminds us of Prophet Ibrahim’s absolute obedience to God. In celebrating Eid-el-Kabir, often, we emphasize his willingness to obey God, regardless of what the sacrifice entailed.

Beyond this however, it highlights how God always shows up in our situation.… Read the rest

A Call to Obey

I felicitate with Nigerians at home and in the Diaspora on the commemoration of Democracy Day, 2020.  A little over twenty-one (21) years ago, on May 29th 1999, a democratically elected government was inaugurated, ushering in the fourth republic and commencing the longest stretch of democratic rule in Nigerian history.

In addition, this celebration is the first anniversary of the commemoration of June 12 as Democracy Day, having been so designated by His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR.… Read the rest