Insecurity: Buhari Joins Ramadan Tafsir, Makes One Special Request

Insecurity: Buhari Joins Ramadan Tafsir, Makes One Special Request

  • The president of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has offered prayers for justice, peace, prosperity, and enhanced welfare
  • Buhari made the request on Monday, April 4, as he joined the Muslim faithful to mark the commencement of the Ramadan Tafsir
  • The exercise is in line with Islam’s guiding principles and the intense devotional activities marking the 30-day Ramadan period

Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari has joined Muslim faithful across the country to mark the commencement of the Ramadan Tafsir, the interpretation and explanation of the Qur’an.

The Nigerian leader on Monday, April 4, joined in prayers for justice, peace, prosperity, and enhanced welfare of the whole of humanity at the State House Mosque in Abuja, The Punch reported.

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President Muhammadu Buhari attended Ramadan Tafsir at the State House Mosque. Photo credit: @BashirAhmaad
Source: Twitter

This was made known in a statement signed by his senior special assistant on media and publicity, Garba Shehu.

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In another report by Leadership, Buhari stressed the need for deepening forgiveness, mercy, and kindness to the poor.

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The president also prayed to Allah to avert the activities of terrorists, bandits, and kidnappers as well as the occurrence of the COVID-19 pandemic and the unforeseen hardships it brought to Nigeria.

Ramadan: President Buhari sends crucial message to Muslims, Nigerians previously reported that Buhari urged the Muslims nationwide to pray for peace in the country and beyond, and for healing and harmony throughout the world.

He made the call on Friday, April 1, in his address to the people after the Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar, announced the sighting of the crescent in some parts of the country.

The president said the period of Ramadan offers a unique opportunity to "feel the hunger experienced by the poor so as to feel what it is like to be deprived and marginalized."

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Benue governor sends a request to Nigerian Muslims

Meanwhile, the governor of Benue state, Samuel Ortom called on all Muslim faithful to pray for the restoration of peace, unity, and security in Nigeria as they begin this year’s Ramadan fasting and prayer.

Ortom in a goodwill message sent to by his chief press secretary, Nathaniel Ikyur said that the challenges bedevilling the nation demand some level of spiritual intervention.

Stating that Nigeria also needs prayers for her survival, Ortom said the security challenges experienced by the country are taking a toll on the society even as the 2023 general election approaches.


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