Kwara South Senator, Dr. Rafiu Adebayo Ibrahim, doled out cash and food items to Muslim faithful within his constituency and beyond in the spirit of charity during the holy month of Ramadan on Wednesday 31st May, 2017.
Senator Rafiu, who distributed the items at his 2017 annual Ramadan packages at his constituency office located at Omupo in Ifelodun Local Government Area of Kwara state, congratulated Muslims worldwide for the privilege of this year’s Ramadan. He however used the medium to urge all Muslims to take good advantage of the opportunity and move closer to Allah by indulging in activities that will purify and increase their spiritual lives.
The Senator called for prayers for the Land for the sustainability of the peaceful and harmonious coexistence that we all enjoy in Kwara.
Also, while appreciating his people for their support for the government and the leadership of his party in Kwara, the senator called for more prayers for the Nigerian Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki and the Executive Governor of Kwara State, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, for divine guidance and protection in their daily activities for the betterment of the state and Nigeria by extension.
At the point of distribution of the items, the Kwara South Senatorial Chairman, Alhaji Jimoh Balogun, prayed for the late Waziri Ngeri of Ilorin Emirate, Dr. Abubakar Olusola Saraki, the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, and Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed for the choice of Senator Rafiu as the Senator representing Kwara South Senatorial District. He, therefore, prayed for the donor of the Ramadan packages, Senator (Dr.) Rafiu Adebayo Ibrahim and called on God almighty to increase his blessings, guidance and protection on him over his legislative and community development services.
Alhaji Balogun also urged the seven Local Government APC Party Chairmen and the seven local government coordinators for proper distribution of the items down to the targeted beneficiaries. The senatorial district chairman then praised them of their commitments towards upholding the party and the Saraki legacies in their various domains.
It’s noteworthy that the beneficiaries of the Senator Rafiu Ibrahim’s Ramadan packages include not only the politicians and the political party structure but cut across associations, groups, Artisans, Market Women, NUT, NULGE, League of Imam, Muslim Traditional Obas, Kwara South Youth Stakeholders, NURTW, Road Transport Workers, Okada Raiders, Fulani Community, etc.
Present at the Omupo Constituency Office for distribution were: the Kwara South Senatorial Chairman, Alhaji Jimoh Balogun, the seven APC Local Government Party Chairmen from the entire Kwara South, Alhaji Abdulrauf Akogun, the SLA to Senator Rafiu, the Senator’s LG Coordinators in the seven local government areas, and all other aides and constituency staff of the Kwara South Senator, Dr. Rafiu Adebayo Ibrahim.