Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, has congratulated Muslims in the State, Nigeria and across the world, on the commencement of the 2021 Ramadan fasting.
The Governor also urged Islamic faithful to pray relentlessly for the peace and development of the country during the fasting period.
He specifically asked the Almighty Allah to show mercy on the State and Nigeria in general during this season and beyond.
According to a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr Taiwo Adisa, the Governor also invited Muslims across the world to embrace piety as demanded of them during the Ramadan fast.
He prayed Allah to put an end to insurgency and insecurity which has been ravaging the country in recent years.