In pictures: Eid-el-fitri celebration in Obalende, Lagos

In pictures: Eid-el-fitri celebration in Obalende, Lagos

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 3:50 pm


Muslim faithful walking to the prayer ground to offer prayers to God during the 2016 Eid-el-Fitri celebration at Obalende

Muslim faithful walking to the prayer ground to offer prayers to God during the 2016 Eid-el-Fitri celebration at Obalende

Muslim faithful washing their hands and feet (ablution) befor prayers during the 2016 Eid-el-fitri celebration in Obalende, Lagos Island today.

Muslim faithful washing their hands and feet (ablution) befor prayers during the 2016 Eid-el-fitri celebration in Obalende, Lagos Island today.

Security personnel searching some Muslim faithful before they enter the praying ground to offer their prayers to mark the 2016 Eid-el-Fitri celebration in Lagos state

Security personnel searching some Muslim faithful before they enter the praying ground to offer their prayers to mark the 2016 Eid-el-Fitri celebration in Lagos state

 A Muslim woman taking a selfie at the Obalende praying ground in Lagos state.

A Muslim woman taking a selfie at the Obalende praying ground in Lagos state.

 Lagos state deputy Governor, Idiat Oluranti Adebule, with others at Obalende praying ground during the 2016 Eid-el-Fitri celebration in Lagos state.

Lagos state deputy Governor, Idiat Oluranti Adebule, with others at Obalende praying ground during the 2016 Eid-el-Fitri celebration in Lagos state.

L-R: Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akinolu, Leader Federal house of Representative, Femi Gbajabiamila and Lagos state commissioner of police, Fatia Owoseni at Obalende praying ground to mark the Eid-el-Fitri celebration in Lagos state

L-R: Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akinolu, Leader Federal house of Representative, Femi Gbajabiamila and Lagos state commissioner of police, Fatia Owoseni at Obalende praying ground to mark the Eid-el-Fitri celebration in Lagos state

Muslims faithful offers prayers to God to mark the 2016 Eid-el-Fitri celebration in Lagos state.

Muslims faithful offers prayers to God to mark the 2016 Eid-el-Fitri celebration in Lagos state.

 Chief Imam of Lagos state, Alhaji Akinola Garuba offering prayers to celebrate the 2016 Eid-el-Fitri celebration in Lagos today.

Chief Imam of Lagos state, Alhaji Akinola Garuba offering prayers to celebrate the 2016 Eid-el-Fitri celebration in Lagos today.

Today, Muslims troop out in large numbers for Eid-el-fitri (to mark the end of Ramadan). Here are the faces at Obalende, Lagos Island.

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