Rededicate yourselves to nation building, Tinubu tells Nigerians in Eid-el-Fitr message

President Bola Tinubu has called on Nigerians to unite and rededicate themselves to the duty of building the country.

In his Eid-el-Fitr message, Tinubu congratulated Muslims in the country for completing the Ramadan fasting.

In a statement on Tuesday, Ajuri Ngelale, presidential spokesperson, said Tinubu prayed that the blessings of the festival remain with the country.

“The president greets the Muslim faithful in Nigeria and all around the world, praying that their supplications and sacrifices this season and even after will receive the fitting rewards from Almighty Allah,” the statement reads.


“As he emphasised during an iftar with Nigeria’s leaders of thought and conscience, President Tinubu appeals to all citizens to come together and rededicate themselves to the noble duty of building the nation, stating: “We are the sculptor, and Nigeria is the clay; we build it the way we desire”.

The Eid-el-Fidr celebration will take place on Wednesday.

On Tuesday, the federal government extended the Eid-el-Fitr public holidays to Thursday in addition to Tuesday and Wednesday earlier declared on April 7 for the festivity.

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