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General News of Friday, 31 July 2020

Source: www.mynigeria.com

Eid El-Kabir: Buhari observes Sallah celebrations with family at home

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (Retd.) celebrating 2020 Sallah with family The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (Retd.) celebrating 2020 Sallah with family

The President Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd) has sent his Sallah wishes to all Muslim faithful from the confort of his home as he observed the 2020 Eid El-Kabir celebrations with his family.

The president took to his official Twitter account to release a statement and share photos of himself and family.

Buhari said that he observed the celevrations in line with the advisories from the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs.

"I wish all Muslims a happy and fulfilling Eid El Kabir celebration. We can create the greatest impact by putting into practice the noble teachings of our religion. We must put the fear of God in our daily activities in order to make our society better.

"The preventive guidelines we have introduced to contain the spread of the Coronavirus have unfortunately limited people's freedom to gather & worship in large numbers in Mosques and Churches. I call for continued patience & understanding from all. We will overcome this pandemic."

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