President Muhammadu Buhari’s urges Nigerians to unite together in his Eid-El-Kabir message

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians to set aside  their differences and push for unity as Muslims mark the celebration of this year’s Eid-El-Kabir.

In a statement released by the State House on behalf of the president, Mr. Buhari also congratulated Nigerians who are currently in Saudi Arabia to participate in the rites of the Hajj.

He also thanked Nigerians for praying for his recovery.

‘‘Indeed, your fervent and sincere prayers, which cut across religion, political and ethnic divides, has energised me to re-dedicate myself and this administration to the task of building a great Nigeria.

‘‘As we celebrate, I sincerely believe that our nation can make rapid progress on all fronts if we re-enact the exemplary virtues, typified by Prophet (Abraham) Ibrahim, through his sacrifice, patience, steadfastness, generosity and obedience to Allah’s command and constituted authority.

‘‘We must learn to see ourselves as brothers and sisters from the same heritage, who must come to terms with the African proverb that ‘‘a family tie is like a tree, it can bend but it cannot break.

Source: ( Premium Times )