It’s delightful to see Christians breaking fast, extending goodwill, gifts to Muslims -Buhari



President Buhari has sent his best wishes to all Nigerians and Muslims across the globe as they mark the Eid Al Fitr following the completion of a month of fasting.

This was disclosed in a statement Garba Shehu, Senior to the President (Media & Publicity)

In a message signed by him, says: “On this blessed occasion, I wish the Eid festival brings with it peace, safety, security, brotherhood and love amongst all.

“Unity and solidarity among all citizens, Muslims and Christians are imperative especially at a time when our country is faced with multiple challenges which are surmountable when we come together as one.

“It is important we remember how we share, through our faiths, common bonds should serve to unite us and not allow ourselves to succumb to those who seek to divide us, our two great religions, for their own selfish advantages.

“We should jointly pray against the tragic incidents of kidnapping and banditry and the desperate quest for political power expressed through blackmail against the existence of our country as a united entity.

“We must resist the temptation to retreat into our communities. I urge our political and religious leaders as well as traditional rulers to encourage our citizens to turn towards one another in love and compassion.”

According to the President, it is noteworthy and delightful to see Christians breaking fast and in some instances, extending goodwill and gifts to Muslim faithful during the . “This model also shone through with Muslim groups joining Christian festivities. These are practices promote brotherhood and forgiveness,” he says.

also urged Nigerians to continue to observe all COVID-19 prevention measures and celebrate responsibly during the holidays.