The President, Main Basic Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Wednesday requested Nigerians to wish in opposition to kidnapping, banditry and blackmail.
In keeping with a press release by his Senior Particular Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the President made the decision in his Eid-il-Fitr message.
The assertion was titled ‘On the event of Eid, President Buhari requires unity and solidarity’.
Shehu quoted the President as saying, “On this blessed event, I want that the Eid pageant brings with it peace, security, safety, brotherhood and love amongst all.
“Unity and solidarity amongst all residents, Muslims and Christians are crucial particularly at a time when our nation is confronted with a number of challenges that are surmountable solely after we come collectively as one.
“It is crucial that we keep in mind how we share, via our faiths, widespread bonds that ought to serve to unite us and never permit ourselves to succumb to those that search to divide us, utilizing our two nice religions, for their very own egocentric benefits.
“We must always collectively pray in opposition to the tragic incidents of kidnapping and banditry and the determined quest for political energy expressed via blackmail in opposition to the existence of our nation as a united entity.
“We should resist the temptation to retreat into our communities. I urge our political and non secular leaders in addition to conventional rulers to encourage our residents to show in the direction of each other in love and compassion.”