THE wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, has urged Nigerians, irrespective of their status, to continue to support her husband with prayers and understanding and patience.
She made the plea in a brief remark at the breaking of fast with the less privileged Androcles with disabilities at the Old Banquet hall, Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Besides, she also stressed the need for Nigerians to continue to maintain the peace, noting that no society develops without peace and stability.
The President’s wife noted that the essence of the gathering was in line with the spirit of Ramadan, which is an embodiment of love.
She assured that her husband would do everything possible to improve the living conditions of all Nigerians.
“I also want to acknowledge you contribution in various fields to the socio-economic development, which are very important to the survival of our nation.
“You know that the nation is passing through a transition, therefore, there is need for all to support the government to succeed,” she stated.
According to her, Ramadan is one of the pillars of Islam that teaches care, love and forgiveness, adding: “Other religions also order these command.
“We are actually here today (yesterday) to show love to each other, because we are all one in the sight of God.”
Breaking of the fast was held at the Old Banquet Hall, Presidential Villa with the cripple, blind, deaf and dumb, as well as others with various types of disabilities.
Also present at the occasion were the wives of the governors of Imo and Nasarawa states, wife of the former Rivers State governor, Judith Amaechi, former deputy governor of Lagos State, Mrs. Adejoke Adefulure, among others.