The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (Retired) Monday in Abuja joined Muslim worshipers at the State House Mosque to mark the start of Ramadan Tafsir, the interpretation and explanation of the Quran.
According to a statement signed Monday by his Senior Special Assistant for Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, Buhari joined in prayers for justice, peace, prosperity and improved welfare for all mankind.
The exercise which is in line with the guiding principles of Islam and intense devotional activities marks the 30-day period of Ramadan.
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.
Buhari stressed the need to deepen forgiveness, mercy and kindness towards the poor.
He prayed to Allah to avert the activities of terrorists, bandits and 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.
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