Former President of Nigeria, Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan (GEJ) has congratulated muslims on the occasion of the Eidel Kabir celebrations.
Dr Jonathan, in his Sallah message underscored the importance of peace, unity and love at this critical moment of Nigeria history.
The former Nigeria leader therefore admonished Muslims and non muslims alike to intensify prayers and promote virtues that fosters unity and enhance progress of our dear nation.
He also urged them to prioritize the virtues of selfless services and sacrifice which the Festival symbolises.
” Congratulations to the Muslim Ummah on this year’s Eid-El-Kabir. I call on all Muslim faithful to prioritize the virtues of sacrifice, tolerance and love which this moment signifies.
“I urge all citizens to pray for the peace of our nation; this moment demands of all, irrespective of tribe and faith, to show love and promote those virtues that will foster our unity and enhance progress. Barka Da Sallah ” the statement reads.