The All Progressives Congress, APC, has appealed to Nigerians to pray for the quick recovery of the nation’s economy and support government efforts on the economy.
In a Sallah message to Muslims, signed by the APC National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, the party said Muslim faithfuls and all Nigerians should use the occasion of Eid-el-Kabir celebration to show love and promote harmonious and peaceful co-existence with one another irrespective of ethnic or religious affiliations.
It said: “Muslim faithful and indeed all Nigerians are enjoined to use the occasion of Eid-el-Kabir to pray for the peace, development and prosperity of the country.
“Indeed, Nigeria is today passing through challenging times in its socio-economic life, the Party calls on Nigerians to pray and support the administration as it works assiduously to pull the country out of the present hardships and restore the country on the path growth in all facets.
“Happily, the President Muhammadu Buhari-led APC administration is already employing all legitimate and innovative means to restore the country’s battered economy back to health in the quickest possible time.”
He called on Nigerians to support the recently launched National Re-orientation Campaign “Change Begins With Me”, saying “In a bold move to repair our value system that has been badly eroded over the years, on September 8, 2016, President Muhammadu Buhari launched the laudable National Re-orientation Campaign “Change Begins With Me’’.
APC said the campaign will institutionalise the best practice and time-honoured values of honesty, hard work, patriotism, abhorrence of corruption, accountability and integrity in our everyday life.