President Muhammadu Buhari has on Sunday sent a goodwill message to the Muslims faithful in Nigeria, advising them to follow the examples of Prophet Muhammad.
Eye9ja report that the President made this known through his media aide, Garba Shehu to Muslim Ummah urging them to follow the examples of Prophet Muhammad of non-violence, peaceful disposition and remarkable virtues of patience
.Muslim will today mark the Maulud celebration to commemorate the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad.
President Buhari message reads: “Putting into practice the great virtues for which the Holy Prophet Muhammad is historically famous and revered would have a far greater impact on changing our attitudes and behaviours than the best sermons ever will.
“The indiscriminate killing of innocent people, the kidnapping of female students and forcing them into marriage and conversion is contrary to teachings and personal examples of the Prophet Muhammad.
“Violent extremism is the single biggest challenge facing the image of Islam today which has been hijacked by a minority of misguided elements who are using religion to cover-up their criminal agenda.