Eid-el-Fitr: Buhari, Family Members, Lawan, Gbajabiamila Pray At Aso Rock

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President Muhammadu Buhari with members of his immediate family observed the Eid-el-Fitr prayer at the State House on Thursday.

The celebrations marked the end of a month-long Ramadan fast, usually followed by large congregational prayers at designated eid grounds.

Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, had in a statement said Buhari’s decision to pray in Aso Rock was in compliance with the COVID-19 non-pharmaceutical intervention measures put in place by the Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) and the Federal Capital Territory Administration, to save lives and protect people from all dangers.

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The President, was also joined by the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan; Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila; the National Security Adviser (NSA), Major General Babagana Monguno (retd); his Chief of Staff, Professor Ibrahim Gambari; his personal aides, among others at the forecourt of the Presidential Villa to observe the eid prayers at 9:00am.

The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, along with children was also part the congregational prayer at the Forecourt of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

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