President Muhammadu Buhari was joined on Sunday in Makkah, Saudi Arabia, for iftar by Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State and the Emir of Maradun, Alhaji Garba Tambari.
Iftar is a daily ritual during the holy month of Ramadan.
Buhari is in Makkah for Umrah (lesser hajj).
During the event, President Buhari expressed sadness over the loss of lives and destruction of property in the state following banditry attacks.
The president expressed determination to ensure that justice prevailed and Nigerians found peace and prosperity wherever they live.
The Emir of Maradun led prayers for the repose of victims of violent attacks in Zamfara State and all over Nigeria and for God to help the country achieve total peace and stability.
The president was accompanied to the event by Nigeria’s Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Justice Isa Dodo (rtd), and some personal aides.
The holy month of Ramadan is a blessed time for spiritual reflection and commitment; prayers are encouraged to achieve forgiveness, peace and prosperity of Nations.