Thousands of Muslim Faithful attend Eid Prayers in Sokoto

Thousands of Muslim faithful today, Thursday gathered at the Sokoto central Eid ground to observe the two raka’at prayers to mark the Eid El- fitri.

The Sultan of Sokoto Muhammad, Sa’ad Abubakar, the governor of Sokoto, Aminu Tambuwal and other dignitaries of the state were present for the prayer led by Chief Imame of Sokoto State Malami Akwara.


In his sermon, Imam Akwara encouraged Nigerians to fear Allah in all their dealings and to pray for the country’s peace and stability.

The large crowd at the praying ground made social distancing and other COVID’19 protocol impossible.


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