President Muhammad Buhari has sent greetings to Nigerians in general and Muslims in particular as they commence the month-long Ramadan fast.
The president’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in a statement in Abuja, said the president’s greetings followed the sighting of the lunar month of ramadan.
President buhari called for the continued peace, progress and prosperity of the country.
According to the president, Islam is a religion of peace that upholds the values of tolerance and mutual coexistence without a place for hatred and violence.
He, therefore, urged muslims to use the period to build a relationship of friendship and harmony with fellow citizens of other faiths.