President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived his home town of Daura for the annual Eid -el Kabir celebration.
The presidential helicopter marked NAF -541 conveying the president and immediate members of his family landed at the Daura helipad at 6:35 pm on Monday.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that in the entourage of the president were the senior special assistant on media and publicity Malam Garba Shehu and Bashir Tama, the chief security officer to the president.
Others are Alhaji Garba Darazo ,the special assistant on domestic affairs and Ambassador Lawal Kazaure, the chief protocol officer to the president.
The president was received by the Emir of Daura, Alhaji Farouk Umar,commissioner of police Katsina Command, Mohammed Wakili and party loyalists and well wishers.
President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians to rise above personal, group, sectarian and other interests, and promote harmony and tolerance in dealing with one another at all times.
In his Sallah message to Nigerians, President Buhari urged all Muslims to use the occasion for sober reflection and self-examination, and strive to be good ambassadors of their religion by upholding high moral values
He reminded Muslims that this felicitous occasion of Eid-ul-Adha is a remembrance of the submission of Prophet Ibrahim Allaihis-Salam to Allah, his Creator, by which he taught the world the value of sacrifice in relating with one another, and when it comes to nation-building.
“We must sacrifice for others and remember always those who are less fortunate than ourselves,” the President declared.