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Eid-el-Kabir: Tinubu congratulates Muslim faithful, urges Nigerians to reflect on sacrifice, unity for nation building

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu (far left) with Other Top Government Officials and Muslim Faithful at Dodan Barracks Praying Ground, in Lagos

*President Bola Ahmed Tinubu congratulates the Muslim Ummah on the joyous occasion of Eid-el-Kabir, stressing that sacrifice, duty and unity are essential ingredients to nation-building, and collective purpose, will and action are equally important to bring about a great change in the country

Emmanuel Akosile | ConsumerConnect

As the Muslim faithful celebrate this year’s Eid-el-Kabir across the country, Nigerian President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has congratulated the Muslim Ummah on the joyous occasion.

ConsumerConnect reports President Tinubu, who joined other faithful at the Dodan Barracks Praying Ground, in Lagos, for the annual event that “denotes sacrifice, faith, and obedience to the will of the Almighty”, also prayed that Allah accepts their supplications and acts of obedience.

Earlier in statement issued Saturday, June 15, 2024, to mark the occasion Sunday, June 16, Chief Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, had said the Nigerian leader emphasised that sacrifice and duty are essential ingredients to nation-building, noting that it takes collective purpose, will, and action to bring about great change.

The statement noted: “President Tinubu calls on citizens to spare a prayer for the nation for continuous peace and stability while working according to purpose in promoting unity, peace, and progress.

“The President acknowledges the sacrifices that Nigerians have made in the past one year as his administration sets the nation on a firm pedestal of growth and development.”

Ngelale stated: “President Tinubu affirms that the sacrifices and great expectations of citizens will not come to nought as already propitious outcomes are beginning to manifest with the economy strengthening and vibrancy returning to critical sectors.

“The President reassures Nigerians that his administration is prioritising their physical, social, and economic security and will not relent on this noble endeavour. President Tinubu wishes Nigerians happy Sallah celebrations.”

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