Eid-el-Maulud: President Tinubu Congratulates Muslims 

Temitope Mustapha, Abuja.

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President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has congratulated Muslims in Nigeria and beyond on the celebration of Eid-el-Maulud. He urged them to live by the teachings of Prophet Muhammad, saying that the day should be used for introspection and prayers.

 

The President’s congratulatory message was contained in a message signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Chief Ajuri Ngelale.

 

 

In the President’s words, “Adherents should make deliberate efforts to adhere to the teachings of Prophet Muhammad. There are great lessons of devotion, perseverance, tolerance, humility and selflessness that we can all learn from the life of the Prophet.”

 

President Tinubu urged religious leaders to use the period to pray for the country and to admonish their followers to take the appropriate lessons from Prophet Muhammad’s life in their commitment to the country.

 

“Nigeria has arrived at an important juncture. While the government is taking all necessary measures to make the country secure and economically viable, we need the full support of the citizenry in the form of patriotism, patience, and prayers. The light is certainly bright at the end of the tunnel.” the President added.

 

President Tinubu also urged Muslims celebrating the Maulud festival to extend their hand of fellowship to the needy and vulnerable in the spirit of the season while praying for the country and her leaders at all levels.

 

Dominica Nwabufo

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