President Muhammadu Buhari joined thousands of Muslim faithful to observe the two raka’at Eid el-Kabir prayer in Daura, Katsina State on Tuesday. Buhari performed the annual sacrifice of slaughtering of the ram immediately after the prayer session and trekked for over 800 metres from the prayer ground to his private residence amidst chanting of `Sai Baba’ by well-wishers.
The president arrived the Eid Praying Ground in the company of his aides and relatives at about 9.48 a.m.
He Earlier in his sermon, the Chief Imam of Daura, Safiyanu Dansanwai, who led the prayer, stressed the need for peace.
He called on the Muslim ummah to pray for peace, harmony and development of the country.
The Emir of Daura, Alhaji Farouk Umar was among the thousands of faithful who performed the two raka’at prayer.