Ondo Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu asked Muslims to use the Ramadan fast period to pray to God for the end of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Akeredolu also told Muslims in the state to continue to observe all government guidelines aimed at curbing the spread of COVID -19.
Akeredolu, who spoke in a Ramadan message signed by his press secretary, Segun Ajiboye, reminded Muslims that the guidelines included banning large gatherings, social detachment, regular handwashing with soap and running water, use of disinfectant for children hands, and adequate self-hygiene.
He said that the sacrifice caused by intense prayers and fasting must be spent on requests to the Creator of man and the world to intervene and restore total healing to the earth and humanity.
According to the statement, “the governor wants Muslims to continue to observe all government guidelines, including the ban on large meetings, social detachment, regular handwashing with soap and running water, use of hand sanitizer and auto – adequate hygiene.
“When urging them to pray at home, the governor asks for intense prayers for those who struggle against the affliction of COVID-19 and for health professionals who are at the forefront of this battle to preserve humanity.”
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