Photos as President Tinubu observes Eid prayers


President Tinubu shakes hands with Sheikh Sulaiman Oluwatoyin Abu-Nolah

By Nimot Sulaimon

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Wednesday observed Eid prayers with Muslim faithful at the Obalende Eid Prayer Ground at Dodan Barracks, Victoria Island, Lagos.

He was received by the Chief Imam of Lagos, Sheikh Sulaiman Oluwatoyin Abu-Nolah, who led the Eid prayers at about 9:00 am.

President Bola Tinubu observes Eid prayers in Lagos

The prayer was attended by the Chief of Staff to the President, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, the National Security Adviser, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, former Governor of Lagos State and immediate past Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, among other notable government officials and top politicians.

Speaking on behalf of Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Deputy Governor Obafemi Hamzat felicitated Muslims across Nigeria and in the state for the joy of the Eid-el-Kabir celebration.

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He urged them to unite behind President Tinubu in his determination to make the country better.

“It is our duty to pray for our leaders. We must pray for our President that God should help him to succeed in the task before him.”

The Chief Imam later performed the obligatory slaughtering of ram at the Eid prayer ground in celebration of the significance of the noble act of Prophet Ibrahim in total obedience to Allah’s command.

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