Ahead of the Mawlid an-Nabawi celebration, the birthday of the Holy Prophet Muhammad, (pbuh), President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with the Muslim faithful and Nigerians.
According to an issued statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, President Buhari sent his message to Nigerians to mark the occasion, holding today, Tuesday.
The statement said President Buhari stated, “I am delighted to send greetings of peace, unity, and goodwill to the Muslim Ummah, fellow citizens, and Muslims all over the world as they observe and celebrate Eid-ul- Maulud.”
The President urged Muslims to strive for forgiveness and closeness to the noble life and teachings of the Prophet (SAW) whose birthday is being marked on this blessed day.
‘’On this auspicious occasion, I wish you all the blessings of today, he added.