President Buhari breaks Ramadan fast with Saraki, other lawmakers in Aso Rock (photos)

President Buhari breaks Ramadan fast with Saraki, other lawmakers in Aso Rock (photos)

A cross section of the National Assembly leadership was hosted by President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, May 24, at the State House in Abuja where the president broke the Ramadan fasting with the lawmakers.

The president addressed the NASS leadership led by Senate president Abubakar Bukola Saraki, Senator Ahmad Lawan, chief whip of the House of Representatives Hon Alhassan Ado and other principal officers.

NAIJ.com notes that the leadership of the National Assembly was addressed by the president at the State House during the breaking of Ramadan fast in Abuja.

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PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI BREAKS RAMADAN FAST WITH LEADERSHIP OF NATIONAL ASSEMBLY AT THE STATE HOUSE THURSDAY NIGHT IN ABUJA. MAY 24 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari addresses a cross section of national assembly leadership. Photo credit: Sunday Aghaeze

PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI BREAKS RAMADAN FAST WITH LEADERSHIP OF NATIONAL ASSEMBLY AT THE STATE HOUSE THURSDAY NIGHT IN ABUJA. MAY 24 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari broke the Ramadan fasting with a cross section of national assembly leadership on Thursday, May 24. Photo credit: Sunday Aghaeze

PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI BREAKS RAMADAN FAST WITH LEADERSHIP OF NATIONAL ASSEMBLY AT THE STATE HOUSE THURSDAY NIGHT IN ABUJA. MAY 24 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari with a cross section of national assembly leadership. Photo credit: Sunday Aghaeze

PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI BREAKS RAMADAN FAST WITH LEADERSHIP OF NATIONAL ASSEMBLY AT THE STATE HOUSE THURSDAY NIGHT IN ABUJA. MAY 24 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari with lawmakers. Photo credit: Sunday Aghaeze

Recall that the Ramadan fasting began on Thursday, May 17, across the globe. The new moon of Ramadan was not spotted on the evening of Tuesday, May 15 and Wednesday, May 16 marked the last day of the Islamic month of Shaaban.

The beginning and end of Islamic months are determined by the sighting of the new moon.

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Meanwhile, NAIJ.com previously reported that Senate president, Dr. Bukola Saraki, felicitated with Muslim faithful in the country for another opportunity afforded by the commencement of the Ramadan which is aimed at strengthening their devotion to the Almighty Allah.

Saraki in a statement by his special adviser on media and publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja, also urged the entire Muslim Ummah to use the period to pray for continuous unity and peaceful coexistence in the country.

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