- As Nigerian Muslims join others across the world to celebrate Eid-El-Kabir, Bukola Saraki has called for peaceful coexistence
- He urged Nigerians not to forget the sacrifices and obedience of Prophet Ibrahim
- Eid-El-Kabir is a day set aside to commemorate the willingness of Prophet Ibrahim to follow Allah’s command to sacrifice his son, Ishmael
The Senate president, Bukola Saraki, has felicitated with Muslims as they celebrate this year's Eid-el-Kabir.
In a message posted on his Twitter handle on Tuesday, August 21, Saraki called on Nigerians to submit to the will of the Almighty and in service of all mankind.
The president of the Senate and Wazirin Ilorin was at the Eid Praying Ground, New Eid road, Ilorin, Kwara state with other Muslims.
Eid-El-Kabir is a day set aside to commemorate the willingness of Prophet Ibrahim to follow Allah’s command to sacrifice his son, Ishmael.
To allow Muslims mark the day, the federal government had declared Tuesday , August 21 and Wednesday, August 22, as public holidays.
NAIJ.com earlier reported that President Buhari will be celebrating this year’s Eid-el Kabir with fellow kinsmen in his home town, Daura, Katsina state.
The president on Monday, August 20, left the Presidential Villa, Abuja, for the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, at about 3.06pm.
In his Sallah message posted on his official Twitter account (@MBuhari) on Tuesday, August 21, the president called on Nigerians to rise above personal interests and promote harmony in the nation.
He also vowed not to rest until the country is free from the ravages of corruption. He said his administration will not relent in its relent in its effort to build and secure a prosperous nation.
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