Sallah: NCC Chair Felicitates With Muslims, Puts Smile On Faces Of Less Privileged
Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Professor Adeolu Akande, has felicitated with Muslim faithful on the occasion of the 2021 Eid-l-Kabir festival.
Akande, in a congratulatory message, admonished Nigerians to reflect on the teachings of the foremost Islamic celebration, encompassing faithfulness, perseverance, love and dedication to God among others.
The NCC chairman, who is also a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, also appealed to all Muslim faithful to use this festive occasion to pray for the peace and stability of the country.
“I urge all Muslims to continue to live in peace with people of other religions and shun all acts that are capable of undermining the oneness of Nigeria. It is only in an atmosphere of peace and love that we can progress as a people,” he stressed.
Congratulating President Muhammadu Buhari on this year Eid El Adha, the Oyo APC chieftain called on all leaders at various levels of governance to complement the president’s effort in the provision of amenities that will lead to poverty reduction and enhance economic growth and employment generation.
Akande said: “I enjoin all leaders at various levels of governance to assist the president. We all have a sacred a responsibility to keep to our promises to the people. We cannot afford to let them down.”
Meanwhile, the chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Professor Adeolu Akande has donated a ram and food items to children of the juvenile/correctional centre in Eleyele, Ibadan.
According to him, the gesture was to put smiles on the faces of the less privileged children in the society in the spirit of the Sallah celebration.
He noted that the donation was meant to call the attention of all well-meaning Nigerians to the plight of the poor in the society.
“Since our last visit to the centre, I have made a commitment to always identify with this category of children who are not as lucky as their pairs who come from rich homes,” he said.