The Chief Imam of Bogobiri Central Mosque in Calabar, Alhaji Garba Turawa, has said that Nigerians must come together as a united country and work in harmony to save Nigeria by salvaging the challenges plaguing the country.
The cleric also called on all Nigerians to support President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration as it has taken the onerous task of fixing the anomaly in the country.
Turawa made the call in an interview with newsmen shortly after the Eid prayers in Calabar on Monday.
According to him, the present administration needs the support of all stakeholders’ to overcome the present economic challenges. He also enjoined Muslims and Christians to pray for the progress of the country, saying that Nigeria needed peace and unity for development to take place.
`During this period of Sallah celebration, I enjoined Muslims to capitalise on the spirit of the festival to pray for genuine peace, unity and progress of Nigeria and its leadership.
“I strongly believe that Nigeria’s economy will bounce back. I am calling on all Nigerians to support the present administration in its determination to fix the country’s economic challenges. “As Nigerians, we must learn how to tolerate one another. It is time we come together as a united country to pray and work together so that we can overcome our challenges,’’ he said.