President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday sent a message of greetings to Nigerian Muslims and Christians on the occasion of the Eid-el-Fitr.
In a statement made available to journalist last night by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, Buhari urged all Nigerians to resolve to live in peace and avoid making reckless statements.
It will be recalled that President Buhari has been in London since May 7 on a follow-up consultation with his doctors, in his three-paragraph message, he appealed to all Nigerians to avoid reckless statements or actions against their fellow countrymen.
Buhari was quoted as saying: “I am immensely grateful to God for his mercy in guiding us successfully to conclude another Ramadan fast. My greetings to all Nigerian Muslims and our brother Christians on the occasion of Eid-el-Fitr.
“May the lessons of Ramadan namely; piety, self-denial, prayers and generosity to the poor and needy be with us for all time.
“I, again, appeal to all Nigerians to avoid reckless statements or actions against our fellow countrymen. We should all resolve to live in peace and unity in our great country, which is the envy of many less endowed nations. Happy Eid-el-Fitr.”
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