President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians to rise above personal, group, sectarian and other interests in the country, telling them to promote harmony and tolerance in dealing with one another at all times.

This is the President’s Eid-el-Kabir message according to his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, quoted him as urging Muslims to use the occasion for sober reflection and self-examination, and strive to be good ambassadors of their religion by upholding high moral values.

In the same vein, the Senate President Bukola Saraki, House of Representatives Speaker Yakubu Dogara and Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu also urged Nigerians to imbibe the spirit of brotherhood and peaceful coexistence.

In separate Eid-el-Kabir messages, the leaders of the National Assembly urged Nigerians to further devote their prayers at the Eid praying grounds to the call on Allah to restore peace in all parts of the country, strengthen the unity and rebuild the economy.



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