The APC National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has stated in a statement containing the party Sallah message to Muslims that Nigerians should not forget to pray for the restoration of the economy of the Nation as they celebrate the Eid-el-Kabir.
He charged them to pray for the peace, growth and development as well as the prosperity of the nation. He added that although Nigeria is passing through trying times today but there is hope for a better economic situation as the present leadership is employing all legitimate and innovative means to restore the country better than its original state.
The statement reads in part, “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 implores everyone to support and embrace the new campaign of “Change Begins With Me”, because according to him, the campaign will inculcate moral values with zero tolerance to corruption.
“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’’.
“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.