As muslims in Nigeria and all over the world celebrate this year’s Ramadhan , a prominent Ibadan based Islamic Cleric, Prof. Sabit Ariyo Olagoke has charged the country’s leaders to urgently translate their words into action in order to save the country from the precipice occasioned by the current security challenges in the land
Olagoke who is the Founder and Spiritual Head of Shafaudeen In Islam Worldwide, Wakajaye, Ibadan, in his Eid ‘l Fitri
message titled “Work The Talk” made available to newsmen, gave the charge against the backdrop of Insecurity, corruption, general loss of lives and property , poverty , hunger and diseases in the country.
According to him , we must change from the
ordinary ‘Talk Shop’ to that of “Working theTalk”as change agents for necessary
He said, ” for Nigeria disease and corruption not to drive us into the precipice of political and hatred
based agitation for Restructuring challenge and threat of Secession, Nigerians and her
act on the7-Points Reform Agenda of the Youth Peaceful Protesters silenced *(incomplete statement)*
Whle felicitating with Muslims on the succesful completion of the Ramashan fast , he admonished religious leaders on the
need to live exemplary lifestyles and teach the Scripture on Peace, Justice, Equity, Security,
Sustainable Development and peaceful co-existence.
The Islamic cleric also urged parents to ensure good parenting so as to produce real future leaders for the society while the Traditional Rulers must resuscitate our Culture of self-esteem and integrity.
“Academic Institutions and Professional
bodies must be engaged in Research for restoration of lost values while Government and the Rich must institutionalize the concept of philanthropy and Inclusive Society for a better social
order of Peace, Security, Wellness of the people and tranquility of the minds, unity and
accelerated development” he added.