Bola Tinubu, the APC’s national leader, has urged Nigerians to pray for President Muhammadu Buhari’s success.
The former Lagos governor also urged Muslims to commit to greater devotion and obedience to God’s merciful and spiritually nourishing precepts.
Mr Tinubu, in a statement released on Monday in Lagos, asked people to remember the poor and vulnerable. He urged Muslims to remember the reason for Eid-el-Kabir and to reach out to those who are unable to help themselves.
“I extend my warmest greetings to our Muslim brothers and sisters in Nigeria and around the world. We give utmost gratitude to Almighty Allah SWT for His munificent blessings and abiding love for all mankind.
“To be a good Muslim is to be a caring and generous human being; therefore, show brotherly concern and compassion to all,” he said.
Mr Tinubu further stated that the country’s issues required everyone to follow God’s teachings even more diligently. He believes that by doing so, Nigerians will be able to overcome the obstacles and continue to build a just and successful society for all.
He urged Nigerians to remember President Muhammadu Buhari, governors, and other leaders in their prayers so that they can continue to face and overcome the country’s issues.
“By so doing, together we can enjoy the benefits of a better Nigeria. This Eid, we must, therefore, beseech almighty Allah to protect the weak, feed the poor, and give us the courage, wisdom to subdue and defeat those who would do violence and destruction to the innocent.
“We pray for our gallant soldiers and other security agents confronting these agents of evil people. We pray for the unity and stability of this country. Once again, I wish Muslims and indeed all Nigerians a happy Eid-el-Kabir,” said Mr Tinubu.