PHOTOS: Sultan leads Muslim faithful in Eid el-Kabir celebration

PHOTOS: Sultan leads Muslim faithful in Eid el-Kabir celebration
September 01
16:57 2017
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Sa’ad Abubakar, sultan of Sokoto, on Friday led Muslim faithful at the Eid praying ground to mark the celebration of  Sallah.

Here are some pictures from Sokoto and different parts of the country:

From left: Gov. Muhammadu Bindow of Adamawa; Lamido of Adamawa, Alhaji Muhammadu  Barkindo; and Wazirin Adamawa, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, during Eid el-Kabir Durbar at Lamido's palace in Yola

From left: Gov. Muhammadu Bindow of Adamawa; Lamido of Adamawa, Alhaji Muhammadu Barkindo; and Wazirin Adamawa, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, during Eid el-Kabir Durbar at Lamido’s palace in Yola

Chief Imam of the Hausa Community in Agege, Sheikh Habib Abdulmajid, slaughtering a ram during the Eid el-Kabir celebration Eid Ground in Ikeja , Lagos

Chief Imam of the Hausa Community in Agege, Sheikh Habib Abdulmajid, slaughtering a ram during the Eid el-Kabir celebration Eid Ground in Ikeja , Lagos

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal paying homage to former Nigerian President, Shehu Shagari, at the Sokoto Central Eid praying ground during Eid-el-kabir prayers in the Seat of the Caliphate

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal paying homage to former Nigerian President, Shehu Shagari, at the Sokoto Central Eid praying ground during Eid-el-kabir prayers in the Seat of the Caliphate

Muslims faithful observing the Eid el-Kabir prayers at the Warri Naval Base in Delta

Muslims faithful observing the Eid el-Kabir prayers at the Warri Naval Base in Delta

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal with Sultan Muhammad Sa'ad at the Sokoto Central Eid praying ground for prayers to commemorate the 2017 Eid-el-Kabir sallah celebration in Sokoto

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal with Sultan Muhammad Sa’ad at the Sokoto Central Eid praying ground for prayers to commemorate the 2017 Eid-el-Kabir sallah celebration in Sokoto

 Deputy Imam of Warri, Alhaji Tinau Aminu slaughtering a ram during the Eid el-Kabir celebration at Warri Naval Base in Delta

Deputy Imam of Warri, Alhaji Tinau Aminu slaughtering a ram during the Eid el-Kabir celebration at Warri Naval Base in Delta

Speaker of Sokoto State House of Assembly, Hon Salihu Maidaji, Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal and Sultan Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar offering prayers at the Sokoto Central Eid ground to commemorate the 2017 Eid-el-Kabir sallah celebration in Sokoto

L-R:Speaker of Sokoto State House of Assembly, Hon Salihu Maidaji, Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal and Sultan Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar offering prayers at the Sokoto Central Eid ground to commemorate the 2017 Eid-el-Kabir sallah celebration in Sokoto

 From left: Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State; Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Olalekan Alli; and Deputy Governor (Operations), Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Adebayo Adelabu, at the Eid el-Kabir prayers in Ibadan

From left: Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State; Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Olalekan Alli; and Deputy Governor (Operations), Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Adebayo Adelabu, at the Eid el-Kabir prayers in Ibadan

 

 L-R: National Vice Chairman (North West) of APC, Malam Inuwa Abdulkadir, Speaker of Sokoto State House of Assembly, Hon Salihu Maidaji, Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, Sultan Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar and other Muslim faithful offering prayers at the Sokoto Central Eid ground to commemorate the 2017 Eid-el-Kabir sallah celebration in Sokoto

L-R: National Vice Chairman (North West) of APC, Malam Inuwa Abdulkadir, Speaker of Sokoto State House of Assembly, Hon Salihu Maidaji, Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, Sultan Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar and other Muslim faithful offering prayers at the Sokoto Central Eid ground to commemorate the 2017 Eid-el-Kabir sallah celebration in Sokoto

Sallah in Warri

 

Muslims faithful observing the at the Eid el-Kabir prayers in Ibadan on Friday

Muslims faithful observing the at the Eid el-Kabir prayers in Ibadan on Friday

A thief accused of picking someone’s pocket being led away from the Eid el-Kabir prayers in Ibadan

A thief accused of picking someone’s pocket being led away from the Eid el-Kabir prayers in Ibadan

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