Buhari Performs 2017 Eid El-Kabir Prayer In Daura
The doubts about President Muhammadu Buhari getting back to his real self is gradually fading.
The President on Friday performed the 2017 Eid-el-Kabir prayer in the Daura Eid praying ground.
Muslim faithful who thronged the ground for the Eid-el-Kabir prayer cheered happily as the President arrived at 9:30AM.
The Chief Imam of Daura, Malam Salisu Rabiu, who led the prayer, in his sermon, stressed the need to respect the law.
He also stressed the importance of discipline, especially among the youths, adding that discipline was paramount to the peaceful co-existence of any nation.
Emir of Daura, Alhaji Farouk Umar, used the occasion to call for sustained prayers for the socio-economic development of the nation, as well as the good health of the president.
He described some of the negative comments on the health of the president as unfortunate, adding “he is with us today, we welcome him back home”.
He called on Nigerians to put the unity of the nation at heart, stressing that the unity of Nigeria is sacrosanct.
The emir urged Nigerians to continue to pray for the economic growth of the nation.
Many of the worshipers thronged the Eid ground to catch a glimpse of the president, who cheerfully waved hand to the crowd.
At the end of the prayer that commenced at 10AM, the president slaughtered his ram to mark the annual sacrifice.