Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has urged Nigerians, especially Muslim faithful to use the Eid-el-Fitr to pray for the country to overcome its challenges.
The speaker made this known in a statement released on Tuesday by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Lanre Lasisi, in Abuja.
He said after supplications during the month of Ramadan, it was incumbent on the Muslims to pray to the Almighty Allah to restore peace in the country.
Nigeria is confronted with challenges at the moment, this is why as citizens, we should pray to our creator for solutions.
“I congratulate Nigerian Muslims on the successful completion of fasting in the Holy Month of Ramadan, and pray that Allah accepts their acts of ibadah during the period,” he said.
He further urged Muslims to internalise the lessons learnt during the month of Ramadan for the betterment of the society.