"Nigeria will see peace, stability": President Tinubu speaks after praying at Lagos Eid ground

2023-06-28 15:52:00

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Ikoyi, Lagos state - President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has appealed to Nigerians to eschew ethnic and religious rivalries and work for unity and cooperation.

Tinubu stated this on Wednesday, June 28, while speaking with newsmen at the Eid-el-Kabir prayer ground in Dodan Barracks, Lagos.

According to a State House press release posted on Twitter by @DOlusegun, Tinubu prayed that our sacrifices turn into prosperity.

The President urged Nigerians to have faith in God that the country will experience peace, stability and prosperity.

He noted that Allah would not burden the country with what it cannot bear.

''I thank Almighty Allah for keeping us in good health till today and pray to Him to grant us robust health and prosperity. May our sacrifices turn into prosperity. We have to make the sacrifices and that is clear, we have to.

''But Allah will not give you a burden that you cannot carry. He is there for us. We must have faith in the country. Have faith in ourselves, believing that as citizens of this country, we must join hands to build the nation.

''No religious identity, no tribal identity, let us live with one another in joy and prosperity. Nigeria will see peace, and Willstability and God will grant peace to those of us at the warfront."

President Bola Tinubu has returned to Nigeria after a short trip to London, the NTA disclosed the arrival in a tweet on Tuesday, June 27.

The President travelled out of the country last week Tuesday, June 20, to attend the new global financial pact summit in Paris, France, which was held on Thursday and Friday, June 22 and 23, and was scheduled to return to Nigeria on Saturday, June 24.

Legit.ng had reported that a chieftain of the Labour Party (LP) in Plateau State, Yohanna Margif, has urged Peter Obi and Atiku Abubakar to withdraw their petitions challenging the victory of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu in the February 25 presidential elections.

Margif said Obi and Atiku should withdraw their petitions to enable President Tinubu to sail Nigeria to the promised land.

2023-06-28 News