Buhari to Nigerians: Be generous to the poor, reject divisive voices



President Muhammadu Buhari has welcomed beginning of Muslims’ holy month of Ramadan with a call Nigerians to remember poor and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).

News Agency of (NAN) reports that Muslims fast throughout 30 days of holy month.

Buhari, in a message to mark commencement of month, prayed to Allah to “accept our sacrifices and increase unity, solidarity, peace and of the nation”.

The message signed by Malam , Special Assitant Media and Publicity, was made available to newsmen Monday in Abuja.

It quoted Buhari as urging Muslims in the country to exercise patience and tolerance, and reject voices that to divide the nation.

The president also urged citizens to compassion to the poor and remember those that had been displaced by conflicts, in their charity and prayers throughput the period. (NAN)