Former deputy governor of Osun state, Senator Iyiola Omisore has congratulated Muslims across the country particularly in Osun state on the commencement of this year’s Ramadan fasting.
As he debunked rumours making round that he has dumped his gubernatorial ambition in the September 22, governorship election in Osun state.
He described the insinuations by some of his political detractors and enemies of progress that he has jettisoned his gubernatorial ambition as “one of their antics at misinforming the good people of Osun state especial now that the governorship election is fast approaching.
The former deputy governor stressed that the rumour of his purported withdrawal from the 2018 governorship election was part of the series of wicked lies already packaged by his political antagonists and enemies of Osun state to confused the people of Osun state about the coming governorship poll.
The former deputy governor in a statement issued by his Media Team on Thursday tasked the Muslim faithful to devote the fasting period for fervent prayers for peace and unity to continue to reign in Osun state and Nigeria as a whole.
Senator Omisore emphasized that Nigeria as a country deserved to be prayed for by all and sundry especially by the Muslims for the country to witness the needed socio-economic development and political stability.
” I am using this period to congratulate our Muslim brothers and Sisters on the commencement of this year’s Ramadan fasting. The fasting period, no doubt, is a period of total commitment to the wish and will of the almighty Allah, as such there is the need for the faithfuls to use this period to pray that peace and unity reign supreme across the nooks and crannies of Nigeria ” he said.
Senator Omisore specifically urged Muslim faithful in Osun state to during and even after the Ramadan fasting period pray for a peaceful. free and fair governorship election in the state come September 22, this year to usher in the much needed people oriented government into the state.
“Let me task our Muslim brothers and Sisters on the need to seek divine solution to the challenges facing this country in the areas of security, socio-economic among others. This holy period of Ramadan fasting is the best to do so. Let us cry loud to the almighty Allah for our country to overcome the challenges”.
The former deputy governor while wishing Muslim faithful in the country and Osun state a fruitful Ramadan fasting charged them to abide strictly with the laid down Islamic injunctions and tenets guiding the holy period, saying,
” Ramadan fasting is a very significant act of worship, being one of the five pillars of Islam”.
“This is to state emphatically that I, Senator Iyiola Omisore is still in the race for the governorship election in our dear Osun state scheduled to hold on September, 22, this year. My ambition to contest the governorship election remains intact and unshaking by the Special grace of God. I am saying here that I have not and will not shy away from my determination to liberate the people of Osun state by serving them as the next governor of Osun state” he said.
Senator Omisore while describing the rumour of his withdrawal from the governorship race as figment of the imagination of some day dreaming and desperate politicians asked his teeming supporters in and across Osun state to disregard the rumour of his withdrawal and continue to work and pray for his victory in the September governorship poll in the state.
“Let me assure the good people of Osun state, that there will be no going back in my ambition to contest the September, 22, 2018 governorship election in Osun state. By the special of God, my victory in the September 22 election is certain and already ordained by God. Enough of display of all these desperate antics of telling/spreading of falsehood all in the name of achieving cheap political points. It is glaring that my political detractors have again failed with this recent wicked lie.”
Senator Omisore however urged the people of Osun state and his supporters to continue to be law abiding, peace loving and at all times pray for a free, fair and peaceful governorship election in the state come September 22 this year as every indications pointed at the fact that God willing, both the PDP and APC shall be struggling for distant 2nd position come September 22 2018,”
“With God on our side especially on the September 22, governorship election in Osun, our victory is certain. This project is not of man but of God, I am again appealing to my teeming supporters in and across Osun state and beyond to be steadfast, focused and committed to salvaging our dear state by joining hands with me in restoring the lost glory of our dear state. For me, I am ready and there is no going back in my governorship ambition and we shall triumph. One again, I am urging my supporters as well as the entire people of Osun state to at all times ignore all the lies and propaganda by enemies of Osun state and democracy.