The Chairman of Delta state oil producing Area Development Commission (DESOPADEC) Dr Godwin Toritseju Ebosa has urged Muslim in the state and our country Nigeria to emulate the self-defense sacrifice attitude of prophet Ibrahim in offering his son, Isma’il as an act of submission to Allah’s command. “As a nation, we need such self sacrifice for the overall interest of the nation and total Obedience to government policies and decisions in order to maintain a discipline society for the general interest of the nation.
Dr Ebosa in his Eid–El–Kabir message to Muslims in Delta state and Nigeria at Large said “the Nigeria of our dream is only possible through self sacrifice. Eid-El-Kabir is a festival of sacrifice therefore, the reason for the Season will not be complete without sacrificing our time, prayers and committment for the betterment of others. He called on Nigerians to make painful sacrifice for the political and religious stability of the nation.
In a message to Muslim when they pay him visit to marked this epoch celebration’s through the Director general Ebosa political front hon.Jolomi Esiategiwa who tasked the Muslim faithful to imbibe the virtues of Allah and continue to seek the face of Allah concerning the peace, progress and Unity of our nation
While commending Governor Ifeanyi Okowa for giving Muslim in Delta State their pride of place in his government, Dr Ebosa assured Muslim in Delta state that Governor okowa administration will continue to give them all neccessary support and encouragement they needed in the state. He thank the leadership of Islam in for promoting peace and unity but express worry over frequent attack on farmers and motorist in the state thereby creating panic for farmers and others in freely seeking their livelihood. He appealed to those involve in the act to let imbibe the moral lessons of the season and change for peace and development to reign.
The DESOPADEC chairman also uses the occassion to appealed to all Nigerians to support the Okowa administration by creating the needed environment for him to right every wrong and put the State back on track. According to him “the economic challenges facing Nigeria is a world problem and prayed we overcome it soon. He said Nigeria is our common united entity and not political platform. We must unite as a nation first before we can peacefully pilot affairs of political platform. As leaders, let us focus on the unity of our nation and discourage every hate speeches that is capable of plunging the nation into deeper crisis the Desopac chair said.