PHOTOS: Tinubu, Fashola, Ribadu, Hamzat,Dangote, Others Observe Eid Prayer in Lagos

President Bola Tinubu, the former state governor, Babatunde Fashola, the Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr. Obafemi Hazmat, and the Chairman of Dangote, Aliko Dangote, joined hundreds of Muslim faithful to observe Eid prayers in Ikoyi axis of the state.

Other dignitaries present at the Dodan Barracks ground in Ikoyi were the Chief of Staff to the President, Femi Gbajabiamila, National Security Adviser, Nuhu Ribadu; former lawmaker, Gbenga Ashafa, the former Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Adeyemi Ikuforiji and others.

The Eid-el-Kabir festival is celebrated by Muslims worldwide on the 10th day of the Hijri month of Dhual-Hijjah in the Islamic calendar.

Accompanied by top government functionaries, the President arrived at the Eid praying ground at about 8:55 am on Sunday with cheers from many worshippers who trooped to the venue to pray and catch a glimpse of the Nigerian leader.

Earlier, the President had enjoined Nigerians to reflect on the essence of the occasion of Eid-el-Kabir, which bears strong meaning and significance for the nation.

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