23 January 2013

Nigeria: PDP Salutes Nigerians On Eid'l-Maulud

press release

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged Nigerians to put aside their differences and join hands in building an endearing society for the benefit of all.

The party, in a goodwill message to Muslims and all Nigerians to mark the Eid'l-Maulud, reiterated that it is only when Nigerians set aside religious, ethnic and political differences and unite that the nation will become a place all will be proud of.

PDP National Publicity Secretary, Chief Olisa Metuh in a statement yesterday Nigerians to use the occasion to reflect on the message of Eid'l-Maulud and imbibe the attributes of peace, oneness and love which the Holy Prophet Mohammed epitomized.

The party called for end to sectarian strives in the country saying Nigerians must learn to be their brothers' keepers irrespective of religious, political and tribal leanings.

"We are one people united by a common destiny; therefore we must set aside all our differences and work together as one people. We must use this occasion to reflect and imbibe the attributes of peace, unity and love towards one another", Metuh said.

He also called on religious leaders not to relent in spreading the message of love and tolerance among Nigerians.

Stating that it has faith in Nigerians, the PDP reiterated its commitment to continue to provide a purposeful leadership to the nation.

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