By Roundoffnews

The Alawe of Ilawe Ekiti and Chairman of Ekiti State Council of Traditional Rulers, HRM, Oba Adebanji Ajibade Alabi has called on Muslim faithful to celebrate the Eidel Filtri festival with total adherence to the laid down guidelines by government in the current fight against Covid-19 pandemic including physical distancing.

This is contained in his message of felicitation to the faithful.

Wishing them great and happy celebrations the frontline monarch stressed that all religious leaders must work in tandem with government in the fight against the deadly corona virus .

Oba Ajibade Alabi noted that the measures put in place by goverment including social and physical distancing even in places of worship to stop the spread of Covid-19 were in the best interest of the people saying” only the living will continue to praise God”.

The monarch reiterated that all Nigerians must continue to cooperate with government to stop the spread of the pandemic.

The Chairman of Ekiti State Traditional rulers praised the stout leadership of the Ekiti State Governor Dr.Kayode Fayemi in leading the war against the spread of Covid-19 both as Governor of Ekiti State and Chairman of the Nigerian Governors Forum.

The monarch commended all the traditional rulers in Ekiti State for the regular sensitisation of the various communities in the state on the need to observe all the directives laid down by the state government in the fight against the debilitating corona virus.