The President Of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has Sent a message to Muslim faithful all over the country on the eve of Eid El Kabir celebrations.
The Muslim festival will be celebrated tomorrow and Friday and both days have been declared public holidays.
According to a press statement from the Presidency, the President urged Muslims to imbibe the virtues of piety even on the occasion.
“President Muhammadu Buhari felicitates with all Nigerians of the Islamic faith as they celebrate this year’s Eid-el-Kabir. President Buhari also congratulates all Nigerian Muslims who are currently in the Saudi Arabia to participate in the rites of the Hajj.
As they join the global Islamic community in celebrating Eid-El-Kabir, President Buhari urges Muslims and other Nigerians to rededicate themselves to a greater acceptance and internalisation of its lessons of piety, faithfulness, dedication, fortitude, obedience, sacrifice and selfless service which are for the benefit of all mankind.”