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Buhari to Extend Stay in Daura After Sallah


By Mathew Dadiya, Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari, who arrived his home town, Daura, Katsina State, Friday, for Sunday’s eid-el-Kabir celebration will extend his stay for a few days after the muslim festival.

The president, after spending a short holiday will then return for the induction retreat and swearing-in programme for ministers-designate rescheduled for  Monday, 19th – Tuesday, 20th August.

Buhari left the Presidential Villa Abuja after the Juma’at prayers on Friday. 

He last visited Daura during the last general elections and is expected to commission some projects during his stay in Katsina. 

As Muslims in the country Sunday, joined their counterparts across the world to celebrate this year’s eid-el-Kabir, the Federal government had declared Monday and Tuesday public holiday for the Sallah festival.

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