The vision of a great Nigeria is for an appointed time

I felicitate with Constituents, especially our Christian brothers and sisters in the Lagos Central Senatorial District and indeed, all Nigerians at home and in Diaspora on this joyous celebration of Christmas 2021.

Looking back at the year 2020 and the challenges that 2021 brought with it, to witness another Christmas celebration is  a privilege that we cannot take for granted.

The birth of Jesus which we are celebrating is a fulfilment of what had been written by the Prophets – that the Saviour would be born.… Read the rest

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