Muhammadu Buhari has send welcome message to all Nigerians  particularly Muslims as they commence the month-long Ramadhan fast. The President in a message following the announcement of the sighting of the lunar month of Ramadhan, by sultan called for the continued peace, progress and prosperity of the country. President Buhari according to a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu noted that Islam is a religion of peace that upholds the values of tolerance and mutual coexistence devoid of any place hostility and accrimony. He called on Muslims to use the fasting period to build a relationship of friendship and harmony with their counterpart of the faith. President Buhari prayed to Allah for the continued peace, progress, and the wellbeing of the country.