- President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife, Aisha has thanked Nigerians for supporting her husband
- She revealed why Nigerians should continue to pray for her husband
- She added that Nigerians to be more patriotic and prayer
Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari has urged Nigerians to be more patriotic and prayerful in the interest of peace and development of the country.
Punch reports that Mrs Buhari said this in a goodwill message read by the Senior Special Assistant to the President, Dr Hajo Sani on Sunday June 25 in Abuja.
“I appeal to all Nigerians to show true sense of patriotism for national cohesion to ensure that Nigeria attains the greatness for which it was destined,” she said.
NAIJ.com gathered that Mrs Buhari also urged Nigerians to continue to pray for the President’s well-being.
According to the wife of the president, “the Sallah celebration is imperative as it marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan.
“I felicitate with Nigerians and the Muslim Ummah over this opportunity to get closer to Allah,’’ she said.
Mrs Buhari observed her two Raka’ Eid prayer which was performed by the Chief Imam of Mambila Barracks Mosque, Major Hamisu Mustapha in Abuja.
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Mr Buhari was accompanied to the mosque by Sani, family members and other close associates.
In his sermon, the chief Imam of Mambila Barracks Mosque, Major Hamisu Mustapha, admonished Muslims to use the lessons learnt during the Ramadan to foster unity.
NAIJ.com had previously reported that the minister of sports, Solomon Dalung disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari will soon return to the country from London.
In the video below, NAIJ.com TV asked Nigerians on the streets to ask if they are excited about the prospects of meeting their leader again after a long while.