The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has felicitated with Nigerian Muslim Ummah as they join other believers all over the world to commemorate the birthday of Prophet Muhammed.
In a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs, Turaki Hassan, the Speaker enjoined the faithfuls to continue to demonstrate in their lives, the good virtues of the prophet, so as to promote the peace and unity needed for growth and development.
"As I rejoice with you on this holy and significant occasion, I wish to enjoin you to replicate in your lives, the lessons of tolerance, piety, patience, honesty, justice and good neighborliness as preached and exemplified by prophet Muhammed."
The Speaker also enjoined the Ummah to use the occasion to pray for continued unity, peace and progress of the nation.
"The celebration of Maulud should also renew our faiths and increase our tempo in coming together as a people of common destiny to pray for unity, peace, progress and stability of the nation for the country to attain its aspirational growth and development."