The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, felicitated with all Nigerians, especially the Muslim Ummah on the Sallah celebration.
He also reiterated the call on citizens to be mindful of the risk of the COVID-19 pandemic, urging them to adhere strictly to the safety protocols while celebrating the feast of sacrifice.
He said the National Assembly was collaborating with the Executive in responding to the pandemic as it affects the economy and general public system.
“Those of us in leadership positions must continue to be aware of our covenant of service with the Nigerian people,” he said, adding that ‘‘the festival reminds Muslims of the imperative of unconditional obedience to Allah, the Most Merciful.
He said through total submission to the Almighty, Nigeria could confidently confront its challenges, assuring that Allah will intervene decisively at the most appropriate moment.
“As people of faith, therefore, let us continue to seek the face of the Almighty in our various national wars, be they against insecurity or the COVID-19 pandemic, as we strive to make Nigeria a comfortable home for all its citizens.
“On our part as your elected representatives and lawmakers, we pledge to always respect your trust and serve your best interests,” he added.