IBADAN: The Catholic Archbishop of Ibadan, Most Rev. Gabriel ‘Leke Abegunrin, on behalf of the Priests and all faithful of the Catholic Archdiocese of Ibadan, has expressed their best wishes to all Muslims in Ibadan, Oyo State and Nigeria as a whole on the occasion of Ramadan Fasting.
Archbishop Abegunrin who started his stated with “As-salaamu ‘alaykum! Peace be upon you!” said that, “Ramadan is an important period for Muslims to fulfil their obligation to fast. Indeed, the Holy Quran enjoins the Muslims to fast when it states: “Oh you who believe! Fasting is prescribed to you as it was prescribed to those before you, that you may learn piety and righteousness” (Q 2:183).
“As you dedicate yourselves to Ramadan Fasting, I implore you to pray for our country and the world at large that God may save us from the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
“I wish you a fruitful celebration of Ramadan!