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Tinubu to spend Eid-el-Kabir in Lagos

President Bola Tinubu is scheduled to leave Abuja for Lagos State on Friday, ahead of the Eid-el-Kabir celebration.

Tinubu will observe Eid-el-Kabir in Lagos, where he will also spend the Sallah holidays.

This was confirmed in a statement by the presidential spokesman, Chief Ajuri Ngelale.

Ngelale explained that “the President will mark the occasion in prayers and reflection on advancing the transformation of Nigeria in line with his Renewed Hope Agenda.”

The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar, declared Sunday, June 16, as Eid-el-Kabir day after affirming that Friday is the first day of Dhul Hijjah.

Sultan disclosed this in a statement on Friday by the Chairman of the Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs to the Sultanate Council, Sambo Junaid, in Sokoto State.

”His Eminence, the Sultan felicitates with Nigeria’s Muslim Ummah and wishes them Allah’s guidance and blessings.

“The Sultan, while urging the Muslim Ummah to continue to pray for peace, progress and development of the country, also wishes all Muslims a Happy Eid-El-Kabir. May Allah (SWT) accept our religious deeds, amen”, the Sultanate council said in the statement.

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