The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Christopher Musa, has felicitated members of the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) on the occasion of the Eid-El-Maulud celebration.
This is contained in a statement by the Director of Defense Information, Brig.-Gen. Tukur Gusau, on Wednesday in Abuja.
Musa said the occasion is an opportunity to thank the Almighty Allah for His blessings, protection and guidance through the difficult and challenging times in the quest to secure the nation.
He pledged that the military, as an important segment of the society, would continue to commit itself towards ensuring peace and stability in the country.
“It is our prayers that through the commitment of all Nigerians the Almighty God will see us through our daunting security challenges.
“This year’s Eid-El-Maulud celebration is an opportunity for members of the AFN to imbibe the virtues of the Holy Prophet Mohammed and pray for the unity and progress of our dear nation,” he said.
The CDS urged all Muslims to pray fervently to Almighty Allah for peace and progress in Nigeria and wished all a happy and peaceful celebrations.
He used the opportunity to reaffirm the unalloyed loyalty of the armed forces to constitutional democracy and President Bola Tinubu.