Iftar: Rare Photos Reveal Foods President Buhari Eats At Break Of Ramadan Fast

Iftar: Rare Photos Reveal Foods President Buhari Eats At Break Of Ramadan Fast

For reasons pertaining to privacy, Nigerians do not get to see some activities of President Muhammadu Buhari, one of which is how and what are his favourite foods, especially when breaking a religious fast.

But thanks to a presidential media aide who happens to be a namesake, Buhari Sallau, some photos of what the president ate to break the Ramadan fast on the evening of Wednesday, April 20 are now in the public domain.

Fast food for Buhari
Among the foods are banana, apple, bean cake, and water (Photo: Buhari Sallau)
Source: Facebook

Buhari shared the said photos of his principal hosting leading members of the National Assembly to break of fast in State House on Wednesday.

The foods come in an array of what might be termed appetisers since they are light and as such, cannot fill up the stomach of persons who just broke a fast.

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As seen in the shared photos, they are bananas, apples, berries, bean cake (called Akara in Yoruba and Kose in Hausa), and bottles of water.

Among those at the dinner were Senate President Ahmad Lawan, Femi Gbajabiamila, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, and Deputy Senate President Ovie Omo-Agege.

Also, Chief of Staff Ibrahim Gambari and Femi Adesina, another presidential media aide, were also present.

A certified caterer who spoke with Legit.ng on the choice of food said they are actually for the body because they contain protein and vitamins.

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Meanwhile, Buhari had joined Muslim faithful across the country to mark the commencement of the Ramadan Tafsir, the interpretation and explanation of the Qur’an.

The Nigerian leader on Monday, April 4, joined in prayers for justice, peace, prosperity, and enhanced welfare of the whole of humanity at the State House Mosque in Abuja.

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This was made known in a statement signed by his senior special assistant on media and publicity, Garba Shehu.

Buhari stressed the need for deepening forgiveness, mercy, and kindness to the poor.

The president also prayed to Allah to avert the activities of terrorists, bandits, and kidnappers as well as the occurrence of the COVID-19 pandemic and the unforeseen hardships it brought to Nigeria.

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In another report, the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu congratulated Muslims in Nigeria and around the world on the commencement of the holy month of Ramadan.

Tinubu made the call through a statement signed by his media aide sent to Legit.ng, Tunde Rahman, in Lagos urging Muslims faithful to show greater love, empathy and understanding towards their fellows in society.

Source: Legit.ng

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