The former president of Nigeria, Dr Goodluck Jonathan wishes Muslims well as they celebrate Eid al-Adha.
Eid al-Adha literally means ‘festival of the sacrifice’ in Arabic, and it marks end of the yearly Hajj pilgrimage.
The ex president in a tweet via his official twitter handle wishes “the entire Muslim Ummah a blessed Eid Al-Adha”.
He continued “May the divine blessings of Allah bring you hope, faith and joy, and may He accept your sacrifices as an act of Ibadah”.
Meanwhile, the Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Monday 12th and Tuesday 13th August public holidays in respect of the celebration.