President Muhammadu sent his goodwill messageto Nigerians as Muslims have been directed to observe eid-el-fitr today Sunday to effectively mark the end of the Ramadan. Sultan of Sokoto , Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, said that the order followed the sighted of the moon in some locations in Nigeria,including Borno, Yobe and Adamawa.
According to the statement, the President, who is currently on medical vacation in London, urged all citizens to resolve to live in peace and avoid making reckless statements.
He said; “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 brothers 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.
President Buhari who has been sick for a while now, is recuperating in London, sources have revealed.