Senate President Bukola Saraki has urged Muslim Faithful across the country to use the period of this year’s Ramadan to pray for peace,security and God’s intervention in tackling the myriad socio-economic challenges confronting the nation.
In a statement to mark the commencement of this year’s Ramadan fasting season signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, the Senate President thanked God for the
grace to participate in another holy obligation as enjoined by the Holy Quran.
Saraki enjoin all Muslim faithful to rededicate themselves to the true ideals of Islam as a religion of peace as they entered into another season of re-dedication to the worship of God and service to humanity.
He admonished Muslims to exploit Allah’s grace in this season to seek divine intervention in the lingering economic and security challenges, adding that the present administration will continue to work to ensure that insurgents, terrorists, militia groups and other criminal elements that have plunged some parts of the country into a state of anarchy are flushed out.
Saraki further urged all Nigerians not to succumb to despair but to remain steadfast in the firm conviction that with courage, determination, focus and collective will the country will ultimately overcome its present travails and emerge prosperous and peaceful once more.