Muslims in Sokoto state joined their counterparts across the globe to celebrate the 2017 Eid-El-Fitr as they observed Eid-prayers at the Sokoto state Eid-ground.
The two Rakaâ€™at prayers was led by Imam Malami Liman and saw the attendance of prominent members of the Sokoto caliphate led by the Sultan of Sokoto Saâ€™ad Abubakar III, as well as Sokoto state Governor Aminu Tabuwal.
The celebration was marked with a mini Dabar hosted at the palace of the Sultan.
The need for peaceful coexistence among Nigerians was stressed by the Sultan of Sokoto Saâ€™ad Abubakar III.
Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal commended the Sultan for the leading role he has been playing in efforts to achieve a united Nigeria.
Tambuwal said citizens must continue to support government efforts towards salvaging the nation.