President Muhammadu Buhari prayed for peace and justice to prevail in Nigeria, as well as for the improved welfare and prosperity of mankind in general.
Presidential Spokesperson, Mallam Garba Shehu, in a statement, revealed that Buhari joined Muslim worshipers at the State House Mosque in Abuja yesterday to mark the start of Ramadan Tafsir, the interpretation and explanation of the Quran.
The exercise which is in line with the guiding principles of Islam and intense devotional activities marking the 30-day period of Ramadan saw the President join in prayers for justice, peace, prosperity and the well-being of all mankind.
The Muslim faithful also stressed the need to deepen forgiveness, mercy and kindness towards the poor.
The Chief Imam of the State House Mosque, Sheikh Abdulwahab Sulaiman, who led the exegesis, condemned the terrorists who used the religion of Islam as a cover to kill and loot the property of their fellow citizens.
He prayed to Allah to avert the activities of terrorists, bandits, kidnappers as well as the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and the unforeseen difficulties it has brought to the country and the global community.