Ooni Celebrates Eid-El- Kabir With Muslims, Urges Politicians To Apply Religious Brotherhood To Politics


Arole Oodua & Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwunsi, Ojaja II has charged politicians in the State of Osun and Nigeria to always apply religious brotherhood approach to their politicking to have electioneering process that is violence free.

Ooni Ogunwusi who is  Co-Chairman of National Council OfTraditional Rulers Of Nigeria said this on Tuesday at his Ile Oodua palace while recieving hundreds of muslim faithfuls led by the Chief Imam of Ifeland, Alhaji Abdul Samiu Abdul Hammed who had on their way from the praying ground visited the palace to pray for the king as annually done.

“The spirit of brotherhood   being displayed by the faithfuls on a day like this  is very laudable. At the Eid praying ground today, I saw politicians of opposing parties sitting side by side with one another relating together as brothers of the same womb in celebrating the Eid El Kabir which we Yoruba people call Ileya festival.

I urge our politicians to apply this brotherhood when they get to the field of politics because that will help us in witnessing a violence free elections always.” Ooni said.

The Ooni who had earlier joined Muslims at the praying groung situated along Ifewara road, Ilode in Ile-Ife to felicitate with them on Eid-el-Kabir festival where he also admonished muslims to imbibe the spirit of religious tolerance to be able to harmoniously coexist with adherents of other religious faiths.

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