- May 17, 2018
- Posted by: Godwin Elijah
- Category: National News
President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged Muslim faithful to use the opportunity offered by Ramadan to increase their love for humanity, acts of charity, kindness, generosity and gratitude.
The President who gave the challenge in his Ramadan message to Muslims greeted the Muslims in Nigeria and across the world as they commenced the 30-day Ramadan fast, noting that Ramadan was a period to inculcate righteousness and discipline.
A statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, says President Buhari, who stated that the Holy Prophet Muhammad used to spend very generously on the poor and the needy during the period, therefore urged Muslims in the country and all over the world to copy the good example.
He called on all Nigerians to always remember “men and women who are less fortunate than themselves and to help the government in confronting the challenges facing the nation.