The Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party and former Vice-President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has called on Muslims to use the holy month of Ramadan to seek spiritual guidance and sacrifice to the cause of peace.
Abubakar said this in a statement released on Thursday, 23 March, 2023.
Abubakar welcomed the Muslim faithful in Nigeria and worldwide to Ramadan, adding that the basic tenets of the holy month were about sacrifice and devotion in worship to God.
“It Is quite clear that the essential principles of this holy month are what is needed to heal our wounds, both as individuals and as a country.
“First is the importance of sacrifice not just to our families and the people around us but to the cause of peace,” stated the ex-vice-president.
Abubakar added: “Secondly, is the requirement of piety from us all in the worship of God. I, therefore, enjoin all Muslims in Nigeria and the world over to use the benefits of this holy month of Ramadan to seek spiritual guidance, as I wish us a happy Ramadan fasting.”