Muslims in Nigeria have joined their counterparts across the globe to celebrate this year’s Eid-El Kabir
Not one to be left out, President Buhari took a trip to his hometown in Katsina where he observed the Muslim Eid-el-Kabir prayers
The Nigerian leader who was dressed in a sky blue flowing robe was spotted walking back home after the prayers
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President Muhammadu Buhari is in his hometown, Daura, Katsina state where he joined his kinsmen to observe the Muslim Eid-el-Kabir prayers on Tuesday, July 20.
The Chief Imam of the town, Alhaji Safiyanu Yusuf, led the prayers which held at the Kofar Arewa Prayer ground, The Punch reports.
The prayers were reported to have started immediately Buhari arrived at the prayer ground at about 10am.
The Emir of Daura, Alhaji Umar Faruq, who was also present at the prayer ground, offered prayers for President Buhari and for Nigeria.
Buhari walks back home
A video shared by Aso Rock Villa on Facebook showed President Buhari trekking back home after participating in the prayers.
The Nigerian leader, who was dressed in a sky blue flowing robe (Babariga) with heavy security surrounding him, was seen hailing the crowd lining the sides of the road.
Watch the video below: