Eid-El-Fitr: Heavy downpour in Bauchi stalls prayers


Mother and Child not left out at this year’s Eid-el-Fitr celebration. But rain disturbed them in Bauchi

Heavy downpour in the early hours of Sunday prevented teeming Muslim faithful in Bauchi metropolis from performing congregation prayers marking the end of Ramadan Fast.

The rainfall, which started at about 8 am, lasted about two hours, taking worshipers that had already arrived at open prayer grounds, by surprise.

As it intensified, worshipers had to seek refuge in nearby buildings and tents, most of them, soaked in their new Sallah attires.

When the rainfall subsided, most of them, particular women and children, returned home, while few others sought for alternative places where the prayers were delayed.

Meanwhile, Bauchi State Head of Civil Service, Alhaji Liman Bello, has called on civil servants in the state to use the period of Eid-El-Fitr celebration to pray for…

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