As Muslim in the country join their counterparts in the world to celebrate this year’s eid-el-fitri, President Muhammadu Buhari has called on Nigerians to live in peace.
According to a statement by the Senior Special Assistant (Media and Publicity) to the president, Mallam Garba Shehu, the president also advised Nigerians against reckless statements.
The statement reads: “I am immensely grateful to God for his mercy in guiding us successfully to conclude another Ramadan fast. My greetings to all Nigerian Muslims and our brother Christians on the occasion of Eid-el-Fitr.
“May the lessons of Ramadan namely; piety, self-denial, prayers and generosity to the poor and needy be with us for all time.
“I, again, appeal to all Nigerians to avoid reckless statements or actions against our fellow countrymen. We should all resolve to live in peace and unity in our great country, which is the envy of many less endowed nations.