President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians to pray for peaceful electioneering as Nigeria embarks on the journey to democratic elections in 2019.
He said this in his message to the nation on Monday on the occasion of the Eid-El-Maulud, the birthday of the Holy Prophet Muhammad.
In a statement by his media aide Garba Shehu, the President extended greetings to Nigerians and Muslims at home and abroad.
The President says the country needs the support and prayers of all citizens to be fully successful in overcoming its challenges.
He noted that the nation was making great progress under the All Progressives Congress (APC) led Federal Government.
The President was confident that the Islamic ceremony of Eid-el-Maulud would help to promote mutual harmony and tolerance among all Nigerians.
He, thereafter, wished the people peace, happiness, and good health.