The President Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has called on Muslims faithfuls to remember Nigeria in their supplications as they pray in this holy season of ramadan.
Lawan gave the charge in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media, Ola Awoniyi on Tuesday.
Thefact Nigeria recalled that the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs(NSCIA) had on Monday, announced that Ramadan will commence in the country on Tuesday, April 13.
The senate president urged Muslims to stress the messages of peace, love and national unity as the fasting period begins across the Islamic world.
He advised them to use the period for sober reflection, self-discipline and sacrifice.
“I urge us to remember our dear country in our prayers as we seek to overcome the challenges we are facing as a nation.
“This is in the realisation that Allah is the Almighty, kind and greater than all human problems.
“I enjoin us to stress the importance of peace, love, generosity and unity in our teachings during this sacred period.
“We should also not let down our guards in the observance of COVID-19 non-pharmaceutical protocols in our spiritual and other activities during the Holy Month,” Lawan said.