The People’s Democratic Party Chairman Lagos State Chapter, Engr Adedeji Doherty on Thursday 30th of July, felicitated with the Muslim faithfuls on this year’s celebration of Eid-el-Kabir and urged Lagosians and Nigerians to make the fear of God the foundation for their lives.
Engr. Doherty in a goodwill message made available by one his media aides Prince Wale Fadipe Doherty sent a facilitation message to Nigerians, and most especially the Muslim faithful, he said the Eid-el-Kabir festival symbolised the fear of Allah and the desire of man to always comply with the wishes of his creator as exemplified by Prophet Ibrahim.
Doherty noted that with fear of Allah, mutual respect and love, “we would all have the will to tolerate each other, work together and be able to harness our abundant resources as a progressive nation.
We cannot achieve much with hatred and disharmony among ourselves .
What Nigerians need now is to move closer and work hand in hand with the government of the day to fight the global pandemic of Covid-19 , the rampant insecurity in the country and the rampant kidnapping and raping of minors that is prevalent at this point and time .
The Lagos State PDP Chairman also called on all Nigerians to imbibe the spirit of love, Contentment, tolerance and mutual respect adding that these virtues are the panacea to move the nation forward.
Doherty said: “We are faced with the herculean task of addressing our army of unemployed graduates and youths who are hovering around , all over the streets of Lagos and the country at large .
Catastrophic Corruption and Insecurity on the other hand is threatening the peace and social development of our dear nation, while the COVID-19 virus is a major challenge that requires our collective response.
The Chairman Said “I am very optimistic that with our collective efforts, these challenges are surmountable and we will soon overcome them .”
The PDP Lagos State Chairman however used the occasion to call on all arms of government not to rest on their oars in the enormous task of building a formidable Nation where all Nigerians will live in peace and prosperity.
He also took this opportunity to pray for all the Donors who have during this strange time donated their widows might to the successful program associated with the “ LAGOS State PDP COVID -19 FOOD SURPPORT PROGRAM “ which was designed to feed the less privileged and most of all Lagosians that never benefited from the State Governments palliative intervention program in the 57 LGAs and LCDAs in the state .
Doherty charged Muslims to continue to pray for the government ,the Military in their fight against insurgency and our doctors and nurses who are at the forefront in the fight against the global Pandemic of Covid-19 adding that the peace and socio-economic development of our nation remains paramount.