Amid this pandemic, the presidency has revealed where President Muhammed Buhari will be observing his Eid prayers.
Subsequently, Buhari will be conducting his Eid Prayers at home with his family.
This is as a result of the protocol made by the PTFCOVID-19 Control to curb the spread of the virus.
Also, the Sultan of Sokoto has direct the Muslims not to hold any gathering for the Ramadan fasting prayers amid the pandemic.
This was disclosed by the Presidential Spokesperson, Garba Shehu in a statement on Friday, May 22.
Shehu said that Buhari will be conducting his Eid Prayer at home with his family members.
“With the Eid-el-Fitr celebrations around the corner and the month-long Ramadan fast coming to an end, President @MBuhari will be conducting his Eid prayers with his family at home.”
This is in observance of the lockdown measures in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, put in place “to save lives and protect people from all dangers.”
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This is also in line with the directive of the Sultan of Sokoto and President General of the Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI), Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III suspending Eid congregational prayers across the country as well as the protocol against mass gathering issued by the #PTFCOVID19.
Further to this, the President who has traditionally shared the joyous moment with top Govt officials, political leaders, community heads, Muslim & Christian religious leaders & children, will not be receiving these homages in a bid to stop the coronavirus from further spreading.