Nicholas Tofowomo, the Senator representing Ondo South at the National Assembly on Sunday urged the Muslim faithful to remember the poor as they celebrate Eid-al-Fitr across the world.
In a statement signed by his media aide on Sunday, Sen. Tofowomo described Eid-al-Fitr season as a time to present gifts to loved ones and celebrate with one another after the long fasting.
“Eid al-Fitr is a festival of love, a time of official receptions and private visits, when friends greet one another, present gifts, and celebrate after a long fasting and prayer period”.
The Senator said that Muslims all over the world should remember the poor in this unprecedented time of economic hardship caused by COVID-19.
“During this unprecedented hard time caused by Covid-19, I urge all the Muslim faithful across the globe to support the poor and consider them for assistance to cushion the effect of COVID-19”, he added.