President Tinubu Leaves Abuja For Lagos To Celebrate Eid-el-Fitr

President Tinubu Leaves Abuja For Lagos To Celebrate Eid-el-Fitr

  • President Bola Ahmed Tinubu will depart the FCT Abuja for Lagos ahead of the Eid-el-Fitr celebration on Sunday, April 7
  • The Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, said Tinubu will continue official duties during and after the Eid-el-Fitr holidays
  • Tinubu will observe the end of Ramadan in prayers for Nigeria and with family at his residence in Lagos

Legit.ng journalist Adekunle Dada has over 5 years of experience covering metro and government policy

State House, Abuja - President Bola Ahmed Tinubu will observe the Eid-el-Fitr Celebration in Lagos state.

Tinubu will depart the federal capital territory (FCT), Abuja for Lagos on Sunday, April 7.

President Tinubu Travels To Lagos For Eid-el-Fitr Celebration
Tinubu will depart Abuja for Lagos on Sunday, April 7 Photo credit: @dipoaina1
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The Special Adviser to President Tinubu on Media & Publicity, Chief Ajuri Ngelale, disclosed this in a statement issued on Saturday, April 6.

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The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Engagement, Fredrick Nwabufo shared the statement via his X handle (formerly known as Twitter) @FredrickNwabufo

Ngelale said President Tinubu will continue official duties during and after the Eid-el-Fitr holidays.

“In deference to the solemn occasion, which marks the end of Ramadan, the President will observe the moment in prayers for Nigeria and with family.”

The Eid al-Fitr is celebrated by Muslims after the end of the month-long dawn-to-sunset fasting of Ramadan.

Legit.ng recalls that Tinubu encouraged affluent individuals to support the less privileged in society, especially during Ramadan. Speaking in Kano, he praised Abdullahi Yari's initiative of distributing 140 truckloads of rice in his honour.

Tinubu's representative, Abdulaziz Abdulaziz, highlighted the importance of such acts in aiding those facing hardship during this crucial time.

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Ramadan: “Pray for Nigeria,” Tinubu urges Muslims

Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that Tinubu admonished the Muslim faithful to seize the opportunity of the holy month of Ramadan, to pray for Nigeria’s prosperity.

the president gave the admonition on Thursday, March 12 as he declared open the annual Tafsir in the State House, Abuja.

President Tinubu, who thanked God for His mercies upon the country through phases in the past, prayed for him to come through for the country to overcome the current social and economic challenges.

Source: Legit.ng

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Adekunle Dada (Politics and Current Affairs Editor) Adekunle Dada is a journalist with over 5 years of working experience in the media. He has worked with PM News, The Sun and Within Nigeria before joining Legit.ng as a Politics/Current Affairs Editor. He holds a B.Sc. in Mass Communication from Lagos State University (LASU). He can be reached via adekunle.dada@corp.legit.ng.

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