30 August 2011
President Goodluck Jonathan said he would not be distracted from the full implementation of his transformation agenda by the actions of 'terrorists and retrogressive elements in the country."
The president sated this yesterday in his Sallah message made available to newsmen by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Reuben Abati.
Jonathan was reacting to last Friday's bomb attack on the United Nation's Building in
which left at least 23 dead and several others injured. Abuja
Abati said, "As the nation and the rest of the world mark Eid-El-Fitri and the end of Ramadan, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan congratulates all Nigerians of the Islamic faith who have successfully completed the month-long Ramadan fast.
"President Jonathan joins the Muslim faithful in the pious hope and expectation that God Almighty will grant the prayers of Nigerians during Ramadan for the continued peace, well-being and progress of the nation.
He said despite last Friday's bomb attack on the United Nation's Building in Abuja and other recent events which may have caused Nigerians to be apprehensive about the security of their lives and property, the President has reassured all citizens and foreigners resident in the country that his Administration was taking necessary action to enhance national security.