Eid-il-Adha: Hon. Sylvester Ogunkelu Stresses Obedience and Integrity in Leadership During Eid-el-Kabir Celebrations

As the vibrant festivities of Eid-el-Kabir filled the air, kakalistiq.com reports that Hon. Sylvester Ogunkelu, the Lagos State House of Assembly member representing Epe Constituency II, delivered a touching message emphasizing the vital role of obedience and integrity in leadership for the development of local, state, and national communities.

Hon. Ogunkelu, reflecting on the teachings of the Holy Quran, highlighted the significance of leaders adhering to their promises and commitments. “Eid-el-Kabir, a celebration of sacrifice and faith, reminds us of the profound importance of obedience to the will of God and the fulfillment of our vows. As leaders, we must embody these principles, ensuring that our words translate into tangible actions that benefit our people,” Ogunkelu stated.

Hon. Sylvester Ogunkelu

Addressing his constituents during an interview in Epe, Hon. Ogunkelu underscored the crucial link between the teachings of the Holy Quran and the responsibilities of leadership. “Our sacred texts guide us towards a path of righteousness and accountability. It is through these teachings that we learn the essence of keeping our promises, which is fundamental for the progress and prosperity of our society,” he said.

In his Eid message, Hon. Ogunkelu called upon fellow leaders to renew their commitment to their pledges, stressing that true leadership is demonstrated through actions that reflect the promises made to the people. “Our community thrives when leaders are trustworthy and dependable. We must consistently strive to uphold our commitments, as this builds the trust and confidence necessary for sustainable development,” he urged.

The lawmaker also touched on the broader implications of these values for national development. “At every level of governance, from local councils to the national stage, the principles of obedience and integrity as exemplified by the Holy Quran should guide our actions. These values are the bedrock of a thriving and just society,” Ogunkelu asserted.

As the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations herald his constituency, Hon. Ogunkelu’s call for obedience and integrity in leadership stood as a guiding light, reminding all of the critical role these principles play in fostering a harmonious and prosperous society. His words echoed the timeless teachings of the Holy Quran and the spirit of the festival.

Kaka Babatunde

Kaka Babatunde

Kaka Babatunde is a budding academic researcher and media enthusiast whose experience germinated in high school, attaining the Press Club presidency. As an iconic field reporter for 3 years, he is a writer, serial volunteer, and community cum youth development champion whose collaborative efforts have immensely contributed to nation-building in Epe LGA, Lagos, and Nigeria at large.

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