Eid-El-Fitr: Celebrations peaceful North-East states


Chief Imam of NASFAT, Alhaji Abdullahi Gbade Akinbode, leading other Muslims to offer prayers to the Almighty Allah

The Eid-El-Fitr festivities were celebrated peacefully in most states of the North East, as security was tightened in Borno and Yobe, two states worst hit by the activities of insurgents.

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that vehicular movements were restricted in the two states for certain period, to avert any ugly incident, especially during the congregation prayers.

Borno Police Command had announced total ban on vehicular movement during the prayer time, resulting in the closure of most roads in the metropolis.

Security personnel were also deployed to all prayer grounds to screen worshippers thoroughly at the entrance.

Some worshippers interviewed commended the security agents for their efforts in ensuring absolute security at the prayer grounds.


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