The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Diaspora, Hon. Tolulope Akande-Sadipe
TUESDAY, 19th October, 2021: The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Diaspora, Hon. Tolulope Akande-Sadipe has charged Nigerians all over the nation to pray for the peace and prosperity of the nation as Muslims in the country celebrate Eid-el-Maulud.
In a statement issued by her Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Olamilekan Olusada, which was made available to CEOAFRICA, Hon. Akande-Sadipe joined millions of Muslims to celebrate this year’s Eid-el-Maulud in good spirit and in the spirit of oneness.
She used the opportunity to urge citizens of Oluyole, and all Nigerians home and abroad to show love to one another regardless of political differences, ethnic, tribe, religious and cultural diversity. This she added will help in promoting peaceful coexistence as a Nation.
She said, "I rejoice with all Muslim brethren on the celebration of this year's Eid Maulud and urge Nigerians to Pray for peace and prosperity in the Nation."
Akande-Sadipe added "This is a celebration of the birth of our dear Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon him) who demonstrated over his live, that we can co-exist and prosper through peace. To be a greater nation we need to follow the exemplary lifestyle of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) and emulate the teachings and leadership qualities of the Holy Prophet, by a life of non-violence, love and harmony."
"Nigeria needs to drive peace, stability and prosperity in sub-Saharan Africa. Without a peaceful, democratic and economically thriving Nigeria, it would be hard to get governance right in the region.”
“May the Almighty Bless Nigeria, Happy Eid-El-Maulud.”
The Lawmaker further revealed that Nigeria's population is projected to surpass that of the United States by 2050 and it will be impossible to co-exist as a nation of stability and prosperity without a peaceful, democratic and economically thriving Nigeria.