The traditional Sallah homage to the President by residents of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, stopped 2 years ago due to the emergence of Covid-19, will resume this year.

The Presidency says however that invitees are required to wear face masks and undergo the linear Covid-19 test at the State House Conference Centre to obtain a negative test result as a condition for admittance to the event.

In a statement, President Muhammadu Buhari will receive about 100 visitors to the new State House Banquet Hall at 3:00 pm on Sallah Day.

Invited guests for the event, to be led by the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mallam Muhammed Bello, including the Secretary to the Government of the Federation and the Head of Service, Senator and House members from the territory.

Others include leadership of the FCT Judiciary, members of the Cabinet, Service Chiefs and heads of security agencies, Muslim and Christian leaderships in the FCT, Council Chairmen, and Traditional Rulers.

RadioNig/Cynthia Akere

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