President Buhari to end his Eid prayers with his family as Nigeria struggles with COVID-19

President Buhari to end his Eid prayers with his family as Nigeria struggles with COVID-19

President Buhari to end his Eid prayers with his family as Nigeria struggles with COVID-19

As all Muslims all over the world marks the end of the Eid Fitri prayers this weekend, President Buhari has also announced he will be conducting his Eid prayers with his family.

Other year’s he had marked the end of Eid prayers with other Muslims in prayer grounds in various parts of the world.

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A statement by Gerba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity says the decision was made in line with the lockdown policy in order to save lives and protect people.

He also made mentions that the President who has in previous years received visitors and celebrated this moment with top officials community leaders, politicians and religious leaders will not be receiving any homages in a bid to curb the spread of coronavirus.

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