President Muhammadu Buhari has said that Nigerians do not have any other country to call theirs except Nigeria and should therefore work and pray for it to prosper.
The president gave this reminder on Tuesday in Abuja while breaking his Ramadan fast with a delegation of Islamic clerics. PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI He said that present leaders has a duty to make the country habitable for all Nigerians of all walks of life including posterity. He called on the people to tolerate and show understanding amongst themselves. He said “I’m very pleased we have actually met.
Before the Ramadan, I met our Christians brothers from all over the country and we exchange ideas with them. “I’m very pleased we realized that this is our problem; the country’s problem is our problem. Nobody will solve it for us.
We pray very hard to God. We work very hard and let us continue that way. “I believe the riches God endows unto Nigeria, we will realize; our children will realize; our great grand children will realize. “If we have problems, this is the only country we have.
I said it more than 30 years ago. We quickly go out, we go to pray in Saudi Arabia, we go maybe to other developed countries, but this is home. “This is where God put us and we have to stay here and pray many times per day for God to guide us so that we can leave a better country to the next generation,’’ Speaking on behalf of the clerics, the Chief Imam of Zone 3 Juma’at Mosque, Imam Tajudeen Mohammad said they would continue to pray for the country.
He expressed happiness that president Buhari has been able to tackle most of the Nigeria’s problems since assumption of office. “Our lamentation was on the state of the nation then, the insecurity in the country.
We emphasized on this table to you, sir, that you should take radical measures towards solving the malaise and other vices facing the nation. “Today, we are happy to be here and to thank you that God has given you the opportunity in dealing with the problems,’’ he said.