The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila has called on Nigerian leaders to keep their contract with the Nigerian people as that is the only way they can make meaningful impact in the lives of the citizens.
The Speaker made the call in his Sallah message to Nigerians, which was signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Lanre Lasisi, on Thursday, urging Nigerians, irrespective of their differences, to embrace one another and be united for the progress of the country.
In his call for Muslims to rededicate themselves to their Creator and pray for the country during this period of Eid-el-Kabir, Gbajabiamila stressed that the need for prayers became more pressing at this time that the coronavirus pandemic is ravaging the world, including Nigeria.
He said with fervent prayers, Nigeria would be able to surmount the numerous challenges bedeviling the country, including insecurity.
He called on religious leaders to preach unity and peaceful coexistence among the citizens at this time and always.
He further urged Muslims to imbibe the virtues of selflessness, generosity, brotherliness and accommodating nature of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW).