The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, said that President Muhammadu Buhari will complete the service of the mandate given to him by Nigerians in good health.
Osinbajo stated this in his remark at his official residence, popularly called Aguda House, where he received the Abuja Muslim community who paid him sallah message to mark the Eid-el-Fitr.
While praying for Buhari’s quick recovery and safe return to the country, Osinbajo said that the President still has a lot to do for Nigeria.
“We are praying everyday and we know that the Lord God Almighty who we serve will bring our President back in good health and that he will serve this nation with the same determination and the same spirit of oneness, the same spirit that he has always serve this nation from when he was a young man.
“He will serve this nation and complete the period of his service in good health, in good shape and our country will be the better for it.”
The Acting President said staying together as one country would give room for more development and also enhance welfare of the people.
“Your ethnicity doesn’t matter and that is why for us, unity is so important that we must work together to make sure that our country is able to take care of the millions of people we govern. God expects us to take care of the poor and those suffering, to ensure that we use government resources only in such a way for the good of the majority of our people.”
Leader of the delegation and Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja, Mohammed Bello explained that paying sallah homage was customary as a mark of respect for the President.