The national leader of the ruling of All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, congratulated all Muslim faithful from all over the country and the world on the occasion of the celebration of Eid-ul-Adha.
He invited the Nigerians to be ready to make sacrifices for the development of the country in the spirit of the festival.
In a statement sent to Latest Nigeria News on Saturday, the former governor of Lagos also prayed for the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari, stressing that the president’s APC-led government placed the country on an irreversible path to political, social and political development. social. broad and inclusive economy. for the benefit of all Nigerians.
The statement published by the Tinubu Media Office in Lagos and signed by Tunde Rahman says: “To mark Eid ul-Adha faithfully, we must respect what it represents: sacrifice and altruism.
“It is a time for celebration but we must celebrate in the spirit of submission to the will of Allah exemplified by Prophet Ibrahim’s rare example.
“Like Prophet Ibrahim, let us be ready to make sacrifices for the well being of Nigerians and development of the country.”
While observing that Eid ul-Adha should be a day of joy and happiness, Tinubu counselled all Muslims, indeed all Nigerians of faith, to show tenderness and love to fellow Nigerians, their friends and neighbours, remarking that “as we devote ourselves to the will of God, so too should we be devoted to the health and well-being of our fellow man.
“May the joy of Eid ul-Adha be multiplied many folds in our lives and the life of our great nation. May the blessings of Almighty Allah be with us all forever.”