The immediate past President, Goodluck Jonathan, has said Nigeria can only become great through personal sacrifice and selflessness.
In his Sallah message to Muslim faithful, Jonathan advised Nigerians to put the love of the country ahead of personal interest.
Jonathan who took to his twitter handle wrote: “Let us imbibe Ibrahim’s ideals and put Nigeria first in all we do. I salute the Muslim Ummah this Sallah. Happy Eid-El-Kabir.
“Without self-sacrifice, we will never see the Nigeria of our dreams and will always think ‘what about me’ instead of ‘what about Nigeria.
“On Eid-El-Kabir, we honour Ibrahim’s willingness to sacrifice his son. This must teach us that we must all sacrifice for Nigeria’s greatness.”