The Grand Imam of Egbaland, Sheikh Sa’adallah Bamigbola, has commended the former Ogun State Governor and current Senator, representing Ogun Central Senatorial District, Sen. Ibikunle Amosun, for his numerous outstanding achievements in the State.
The Egba Chief Imam made the remarks at Sen. Amosun’s residence in Ibara, Abeokuta, on Friday, July 31st, 2020, during this year’s Sallah Homage and Prayer session to commemorate the Eid Celebration.
Sheikh Bamigbola urged the Ogun Senator to sustain his good deeds and continue to uphold the Islamic Culture and values.
In his short sermon at the occasion, Alfa Egba, Sheikh Amolegbe, commended Senator Ibikunle Amosun for his sustainable ability to love Islam and practise it, urging him to ensure handing same to his children and, the next generation.
Imams of OkeOna, Gbagura and Owu sections of Egbaland also offered prayers for Senator Amosun, Egba Muslims, Ogun State and Nigeria as a whole.
Responding, the Senator representing Ogun Central Senatorial District, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, appreciated the Egba Muslim Community for obeying government directives concerning the Covid19 pandemic during the installation of the Chief Imam of Egbaland in the previous week.
Sen. Amosun further pledged to uphold the Islamic values and ensure that it would be transmitted to the next generation.
The former Ogun State Governor urged the Egba Grand Imam and Muslims at large to remain united in love and deed.
Former Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Honourable Sarafa Tunju Ishola, also thanked the Egba Muslim leadership that paid the Sallah homage urging them to remain united and prayerful for the peace, progress and prosperity of Ogun State.
Other Dignitaries present at the occasion included the Baba Adinni of Egbaland, Alhaji Sharafa; the current Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Arc Olanrewaju Adegbite, the BabaAdeen of Egbaland, Chief Rasheed Raji; the Olori Ratibi, Sheikh Daudu Afuape; the Imam of Owu, Alhaji Suleiman Kehinde; the Imam of Gbagura, Prof. Kamar Balogun; the Imam of Oke Ona, Sheikh Nosiru; and the Mufasir of Egbaland, Alhaji Taofeek Amolegbe.
Some Ologun Chiefs present included Bajiki Alani Kafidipe, Sakiru Akingbade, Lukotun Okeara, Olootu Layi Labode, and others.