Buhari joins kinsmen for Sallah prayers in Daura


By Henry Okonkwo

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday joined his kinsmen in Daura, Katsina State, to observe the Muslim Eid-el-Kabir prayers.

The prayers, which took place at the Kofar Arewa Prayer ground, were led by the Chief Imam of the town, Alhaji Safiyanu Yusuf.

President Buhari, who dressed in a sky blue flowing robe, arrived at the prayer ground at 10:00am in a black limousine.

The prayers started immediately after he arrived.

The Emir of Daura, Alhaji Umar Faruq, who had earlier arrived at the prayer ground, offered prayers for the President and Nigeria.

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He also enjoined Daura residents to always remember the President in their prayers.

Both the President and the Emir of Daura later exchanged kola nuts and slaughtered rams following the dictates of the Sallah prayers.

Meanwhile, Governor Aminu Masari and the Emir of Katsina, Dr Abdulmumin Kabir, also joined other Muslims in the state to offer Sallah prayers in Katsina on Tuesday.


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