Buhari plans Sallah celebration in Villa, stops homage again - Punch Newspapers

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5/10/2021 3:03:00 AM

Buhari plans Sallah celebration in Villa, stops homage again - Punch Newspapers

The most widely read newspaper in Nigeria

Published10 May 2021The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has again said he would not receive Sallah homage as part of activities marking the end of Ramadan.He asked that religious, community and political leaders, who usually paid him traditional Sallah homage should be content with modest celebrations at home in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday, titled, ‘President Buhari to mark Eid in the Villa, plans modest celebration at home.’It has been a tradition that during major religious festivals, the Vice President leads the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory and other leaders and residents of Abuja in paying homage to the President inside the Villa.

Buhari sustained the tradition up until last year when a restriction was declared on the number of people that could gather due to the COVID-19 pandemic.In the statement on Sunday, Shehu said Buhari would not receive the Sallah homage like he did last year. headtopics.com

The statement read, “As Muslims in Nigeria join others globally in preparations towards Eid Al-Fitr, a day that is celebrated to mark the end of Ramadan, the month of fasting, President Buhari directs that all celebrations be limited due to the global Coronavirus crisis.

“To this effect, the President, the first family, his personal aides, members of cabinet and service chiefs who choose to remain in Abuja will congregate in full compliance with COVID-19 protocols at the forecourt of the Presidential Villa to observe the Eid prayers. Time fixed for the prayer is 9am.

“Thereafter, there will be no traditional Sallah homage to the President by religious, community and political leaders. As was the case last year, the President encourages such leaders to be content with modest celebrations at home in view of the pandemic.”

According to the statement, Buhari also condoled with all who lost family members due to what he described as the “madness” going on in parts of the country.Shehu quoted him as calling on all local leaders to talk to their youths and warn them against being used to incite and foment violence. headtopics.com

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Daura emir suspends sallah celebrations, call for peace prayersIn a related development, the Emir of Daura, Dr Faruk Umar, has suspended activities marking the end of the Ramadan fast in the emirate council.The Emirate cited security reasons for the development.

The royal father instead directed district heads in the council to join people in their domains to pray for peace in Nigeria.Among the affected activities is the procession (Durbar) to the emir’s palace on the Sallah day, while the emir also directed that no district head should visit him on that day.

The directive was contained in a circular dated May 6, 2021, and addressed to the district heads in the emirate.Copyright PUNCH.All rights reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in part without prior express written permission from PUNCH.

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Our president na photos we dey see No, He should go to Daura. Easy target, easy money for kidnappers. I heard Bolt riders are not allowed to enter Aso Villa. Dark times in Nigeria!!! You see failed government mbuhari can't go his Home town again for SALLAH Is Something fishing? Let him go to daura kastina and face the monsters he created.

Make dem no come kidnap baba, come dey demand for ransom. 🤣🤣🤣 The man dey fear bandit. 😃😃😃 Baba dey fear!!!🤣🤣🤣 He for go house na... GoToDauraForSalah

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He dey fear ? Let him go to Kastina nah and let bandits kidnap am. Fear of bandits is the beginning of wisdom. Baba go Home as Usual nah,Daura people are waiting for you sir He can’t visit his hometown due to security reasons. Lmao Daura isn't safe. The only secured accommodation NigeriaGov The Commander in Chief of Fulani Terrorists cannot go to his homestate for celebration because The fear of Fulani Terrorist is the beginning of safety. ODUDUWAREPUBLIC / BIAFRANOW

As Nigerians did not allow him to see his doctors in London to the his surgery so as to maintain the mask, he can't come out if not dey will discover he's not Buhari. Our PRESIDENCY is shy to celebrate in Daura, so that villagers will not see him. He's also shy to hold a media chat, FEC meetings on Video Call. One will then begin to believe the 'Abubarkar Yusuf' claims. Who knows? Nigeria may well be colonized by Niger Republic.

The young man is afraid to come out because he is not Buhari! Buhari is dead long time ago

Eid-Al-Fitr: Buhari cancels Sallah homage to Presidential Villa - Daily Post NigeriaPresident Buhari has directed that all celebrations, including the forthcoming Eid-Al-Fitr, should be limited due to the global coronavirus pandemic. Imposter who did not attend the so called wife lunching book 😂😂😂😊 MBuhari is dead and buried NigeriaGov NGRPresident HQNigerianArmy The Commander in Chief of Armed Terrorist cannot visit his home town for celebration becos The Fear of Armed Terrorist called Bandits is the beginning of Safety & Long life. EndNigeriaNow ODUDUWAREPUBLICNOW/BIAFRANOW Story for the gods

Buhari is celebrating the deaths upon deaths of innocent Nigeriann slaughtered everywhere and everyday by his kinsmen fulani herdsmen. Wait Is Buhari still the president of Nigeria Their is something behind this i guess!!! This man is dead ajé Many people cannot see or witness the Sallah Because ss the C in C you failed to protect them , which God are you praying to?

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