Osun GUBER: Aregbesola Sues For Peace

Date Posted: July 29, 2014 at 5:30 am

EID-L-_Fitri 2014-1Osun State Governor, Mr Rauf Aregbesola has called on politicians in the state to ensure that peace reigns before, during and after the August 9 governorship election in the state.

The governor, who spoke at the Eid praying ground, Osogbo during the

Eid-el-fitri celebration cautioned his supporters against violence during the election.

Aregbesola, who enjoined natives of the state to pray for peace during the election, said he would not tolerate violence and acts that could affect the peaceful co-existence of the state.

He also appealed to religious leaders in the state to pray fervently for the success of the election.

The governor urged the people not to be intimidated by the antics of some politicians whom he said were after the selfish interests.

In his sermon, the Chief Imam of Osogbo and President General, League of Imams and Alfas in the South West, Sheik Musthafa Ajisafe stressed the need for Muslims to eschew violence in the society.

He called on Muslims to uphold the tenets of Islam and shun sinful acts which they abandoned during the Ramadan period. The Islamic clergy maintained that Islam is a religion of peace, which forbids crisis.

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