Monday, April 15, 2024

OPC not against any religion – Spokesman, Akinpelu


The Nationwide Publicity Secretary of the Oodua Peoples Congress, OPC, New Period, Adesina Akinpelu has claimed that the OPC isn’t towards any faith opposite to what some folks assume.

Akinpelu famous that OPC has many members who’re Christians, Muslims and conventional spiritual worshippers.

Akinpelu made the assertions on the annual Ramadan lecture organised by OPC New Period, Oluyole Native Authorities in Oyo state on Wednesday.

The OPC spokesman whereas addressing the gathering, mentioned that the essence of the lecture was to showcase that OPC is for everybody regardless of all spiritual beliefs.

Akinpelu mentioned, “Opposite to what some folks assume. OPC isn’t towards any faith. We’ve members who’re Christians, Muslims and conventional spiritual worshippers. There isn’t a discrimination in anyway in OPC.

“As I’m speaking to you right now, I’m championing a trigger that can stop the shedding of harmless blood in Yorubaland and past. No matter group or affiliation you might be, I Comrade Adesina Akinpelu will battle for our professional rights beneath the ambits of the regulation of the land.

“Gone are the times the place we ignorantly kill ourselves beneath the guise of group or affiliation. A few of us who’ve witnessed such an period at the moment are coming collectively to withstand and forestall the shedding of harmless blood beneath any guise. Anybody who sheds harmless blood in Yorubaland will die prematurely”.

The visitor lecturer, Sheik Muhideen Ajani Bello, urged Muslims all around the world to imbibe the teachings learnt through the ongoing Ramadan to hunt the face and forgiveness of Almighty Allah even after the top of the Holy Month.

Bello mentioned that the Ramadan interval is characterised by complete submission to God, self-denial in addition to abstinence from sin and different vices.

He confused the necessity for each Muslim to maintain abstinence from sins and different vices whereas upholding the teachings of the Holy Prophet Mohammed (SAW).

Bello mentioned, “Steadfastness and complete submission to Allah will make society liveable to all and devoid of struggle, hostility, rancour, poverty and different calamities.

“We should always proceed to point out love, forgiveness and respect to 1 one other whereas the teachings of Ramadan should be mirrored in our every day lives.”

OPC New Period Chairman within the native authorities space, Bashir Kolawole in his contribution, mentioned the Ramadan lecture has turn out to be a yearly programme of the Oodua Peoples Congress, OPC New Period.

Kolawole whereas talking mentioned, “We thank God for the profitable internet hosting of this yr’s Ramadan lecture and awards presentation. The massive turnout of this yr’s programme is one thing we’re glad about and can proceed to do our greatest to enhance.”

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