By: Hasan Ali Marte
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has called for the continued peace, progress and prosperity of Nigeria, as Muslims begin Ramadan fasting on Monday.
Buhari’s message came on Sunday night following the news of the sighting of the lunar month of Ramadhan.
The President noted that Islam is a religion of peace that upholds the values of tolerance and mutual coexistence without a place for hatred and violence.
He urged Muslims to use the fasting period to build a relationship of friendship and harmony with fellow citizens of other faiths.
President Buhari prayed to Allah for the continued peace, progress, and the well-being of the country.