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Your sacrifices won’t be in vain – Buhari to Nigerians



President Muhammadu Buhari has called on Nigerians, to uphold the virtues of Islams beyond the fasting period.
The President made this known during his goodwill message to mark the end of the Ramadan fasting period.

The message which was delivered by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and publicity, Garba Shehu, said “religion should be the moral compass for all believers in their public and personal lives

“If people allow the teachings of their religions to influence their conducts, problems such as corruption, which diverts public funds to private pockets, would have been eliminated in the society.” he added

He regretted, however, that “selfishness and greed have overcome people’s conscience so much that they don’t have moral inhibitions in the pursuit of their greed.”

He said “it is impossible to separate morality from religion, and removing this connection encourages corrupt leaders and other exploiters to commit atrocities against the society.”

“I always wonder why any true believer, be they politicians, civil servants or businessmen, would seek to make profits from the misfortunes of others”, the President added.
Furher more, he congratulated Muslims on completing the Ramadan “this spiritually significant month of sacrifice”, while urging them to reflect on the importance of Ramadan in becoming good ambassadors of Islam at all times.

In conclusion, he thanked Nigerians for their patience and assured that their sacrifices will not be in vain, adding that reforming a country that was pushed into near decay on account of corruption comes with teething pains.
“But these pains are temporary, the APC administration which I am privileged to lead, is beholden to the ordinary Nigerians and will leave no stone unturned to make their security, welfare and happiness our priority”, the President added.