Connect with us

Metro

Eid-el-Fitr: Pray At Home – Buhari Orders Muslims

Published

on

In a bid to prevent the spread of coronavirus President, Muhammadu Buhari, announced that, no need for government officials, political leaders, community heads, Muslim and Christian religious leaders and children to pay him Eid-el-Fitr homages at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

This was disclosed by presidential spokesperson, Garba Sheu through his official twitter handle on Friday.

The statement reads, “With the Eid-el-Fitr celebrations around the corner and the month-long Ramadan fast coming to an end, President Muhammadu Buhari will be conducting his Eid prayers with his family at home.

“This is in observance of the lockdown measures in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, put in place ‘to save lives and protect people from all dangers.’

“This is also in line with the directive of the Sultan of Sokoto and President General of the Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI), Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III suspending Eid congregational prayers across the country as well as the protocol against mass gathering issued by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19.

“Further to this, the President who has traditionally shared the joyous moment with top government officials, political leaders, community heads, Muslim and Christian religious leaders and children, will not be receiving these homages in a bid to stop the coronavirus from further spreading.”

Coronavirus Live Tracker

Nigeria
  • Confirmed: 11,844
  • Deaths: 333
  • Recovered: 3,696

WhatsApp: Click Here To Receive Updates on WhatsApp: ,
Twitter: @Ng_Happenings

Share your story with us: SMS: +2348165954622, WhatsApp: +2348165954622,
Email: newsroom@happeningsng.com.

Check COVID-19 Live Tracker

Loading…

Continue Reading
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Coronavirus Live Tracker

Nigeria
  • Confirmed: 11,844
  • Deaths: 333
  • Recovered: 3,696
Coronavirus Live Tracker

Loading…

Facebook

Blog Meets Brand

Trending