President Muhammadu Buhari has extended greetings to Nigerians and Muslims at home and abroad in particular, on the occasion of Eid-El-Maulud, the birthday of the Holy Prophet Muhammad.

In a statement on Senior Special Assistant on Media abs Publicity, Garba Shehu said, Buhari in message to Muslim faithfuls, he wishes everyone peace, happiness, and good health.

President Buhari reiterated that the nation is making great progress under the All Progressives Congress (APC) federal government in dealing with issues of security, the war against corruption, the reform and restructuring of the economy and the provision of needed infrastructure but to be fully successful, adding that the country needs the support and prayers of all citizens.

He also asked for prayers for the nation for peaceful elections next year.

President Buhari expressed his confidence that the important Islamic ceremony of Eid-el-Maulud would help to promote mutual harmony and tolerance among all Nigerians.