President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said he would not rest on his oars until Nigerians see the country of their dream .
Buhari made the promise in his Eid- el Kabir message to Nigerians which he personally signed .
“ Once again , I assure you that this administration , which has made the security, economic well - being and prosperity of all Nigerians its priority, will not rest on its oars until we see the Nigeria of our dream , ” the President promised .
Buhari who returned to the country penultimate Saturday after spending 104 days in London , United Kingdom on medical grounds again thanked all Nigerians who prayed for his recovery and have continued to extend their goodwill and support after his return to the country .
He said the huge support he received from Nigerians has made him to re -dedicate himself and his administration to the task of building a great nation .
The President said, “ Indeed your fervent and sincere prayers, which cut across religion , political and ethnic divides , has energised me to re -dedicate myself and this administration to the task of building a great Nigeria .
“ On the joyous occasion of this year’s Eid- El - Kabir celebration, I appeal to all Nigerians to rise against the odds, keep our prejudices aside and strengthen the bonds of friendship and unity to keep our country together .
“ For Muslims all over the world , this celebration is to commemorate the trials and triumph of Prophet (Abraham) Ibrahim .
“ As we celebrate , I sincerely believe that our nation can make rapid progress on all fronts if we re - enact the exemplary virtues , typified by Prophet (Abraham) Ibrahim, through his sacrifice, patience , steadfastness , generosity and obedience to Allah’s command and constituted authority .
“ We must learn to see ourselves as brothers and sisters from the same heritage , who must come to terms with the African proverb that ‘a family tie is like a tree , it can bend but it cannot break .’”
While felicitating with Muslim faithful, on the celebration of this year ’s Eid- El -Kabir , Buhari also congratulated those who are currently in Saudi Arabia to participate in the rites of the Hajj .
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