Deputy Senate President Barau Jibrin observes Eid-el-Kabir prayers in Kano home town 

The Deputy President of the Senate, Barau Jibrin, Sunday, joined other Muslims to observe the Eid-el-Kabir prayers in his home town in  Kabo local government area, Kano state.

Senator Barau along with his entourage observed the eid prayers around 9 am amid a mammoth crowd as residents across Kabo LGA trooped out to perform the prayers. 

Addressing newsmen shortly after the prayers, Senator Barau said he observed the eid prayers in his home town to celebrate and connect with his constituents – relatives, friends and supporters.

Reiterating the commitment of the federal government to address challenges facing the country, he urged Nigerians to continue to pray for peace, security and prosperity of the country.

“The choice to celebrate eid in my home town is to rejoice and connect with my people. This is my home town and as you can see, the people are very happy and excited to see me. So, this is necessary every time. 

“We should all pray for peace and security in our country. The president is doing his best to address the challenges we are facing in the country. We should continue to support him,” he said. 

Earlier in his sermon, the Chief Imam of Kabo, who led the two Raka’at prayers, Malam Jaafaru Mustapha, preached tolerance and unity, urging all to pray and support leaders.