Sallah: Aisha Buhari felicitates with Nigerians, prays for the nation
- Aisha Buhari has felicitated with Nigerians for witnessing the 2017 Eid-el-Kabir celebration
- She thanked God for the blessings he has bestowed on Nigeria
As Muslims across the world mark the 2017 Eid-el-Kabir, the First Lady Aisha Buhari has expressed her gratitude to God for blessing Nigeria.
In a message on her Twitter handle, Mrs Buhari prayed for the nation to experience more development in the years to come.
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"On this day of Eid Adha, I join all Nigerians in thanking God for the blessings he has bestowed on our country.
“I also pray for Nigeria to witness more development in the months and years to come,” she wrote.
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Aisha Buhari left Nigeria to Mecca, Saudi Arabia to perform the 2017 Hajj.
The personal assistant to the first lady, Zaynab Ikaz-Kassim, in a tweet said Mrs. Buhari left Abuja on Tuesday afternoon to join millions of Muslims to perform this year's Hajj.
Earlier, President Muhammadu Buhari felicitated with Nigerians, particularly the Muslims faithful on the Eid-El- celebrations.
The president in a statement on Thursday, August 31, by his special adviser on media and publicity, Femi Adesina, extended the Sallah message to Muslims who are currently in Saudi Arabia to participate in the rites of the Hajj.
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