Five days after President Muhammadu Buhari returned from 104 days of medical vacation in London, thousands of Muslim faithful from 7 northwestern states on Thursday converged in Kano for special prayer session and rally in support of the president.
The participating states are Kano, Jigawa, Katsina, Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara and Kaduna.
The prayer session was held at Sani Abacha Indoor Stadium
Many Islamic Scholars, politicians, top government officials and hundreds of members of Civil Society Organisations, Students’ unions and other non-governmental organisations were in attendance.
The mammoth crowd later marched to Kano State Government House where Governor Ganduje addressed them.
Photo credit: Musa Umar Gwarzo, Buhari Sallau