By Quadri Olowolagba
Ramadan Kareem and Eid Mubarak, those are some of the words emanating from the shipping magnate himself, Dr. Taiwo Afolabi the Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of Sifax Group of Companies a vastly successful shipping, transport, logistics, hospitality, real estate multi-faceted company.
In his message to Muslim faithful across the country, the easy going but sociable dude wishes all Islamic brothers and sisters a happy celebration of the Eid-il-Fitri period. The advised Muslims to be grateful to the Almighty Allah who protected and guided them to witness yet another successful fasting this year. He said the Almighty Allah deserves all the praises and adoration.
He also expressed his concern about the dreaded Corona virus disease killing thousands of souls worldwide saying that Allah would surely bring the menace of this ugly pandemic to an end. While urging Muslims to stay in tune with governments’ directives on ways to stop the spread of Covid-19, Dr. Afolabi urged all Islamic brethren to keep praying fervently to the Almighty Allah to consider his Prophet Muhammad (SAW), the merciful and the benevolence in totally and completely eradicate this killer virus from the whole wide world.
Dr. Taiwo Afolabi concluded by admonishing all Nigerians to keep observing the safety measures put in place by global health experts and world leaders like using of nose masks, obeying social distancing order, application of sanitizers cum regular washing of hands with sanitary soaps etc. He then prayed that the Almighty Allah would grant Nigerian Muslims another opportunity in years ahead. Dr. Taiwo Afolabi is the founder and chief executive officer of Sifax Group, a multi dimensional company which is into different lucrative sectors of the Nigeria and global economy. The company has won and is still winning several awards and accolades both locally and internationally.