People of Gombe Emirate trooped out in their thousands early morning on Tuesday to observe the 2018 Eid Al Hada festival.
The Emir of Gombe His Royal Highness Alhaji Abubakar Shehu Abubakar arrived the Gombe Central Eid at about 8.am with his entourage, the Executive Governor of the state Alhaji Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo and his entourage arrived shortly after with important dignitaries.
The two rakat prayers was led by the Chief Imam of Gombe Emirate Shiekh Mohammad Pindiga, in his sermon, he called on the worshipers to follow the tenents of Islamic religion with all sincerity, love your brothers and preach peace at all times. He prayed for the Government and leadership of the land.
After the sermon the Chief Imam performed the traditional Ram slaughtering.
The display of the Emir of Gombe traditional convoy added glamour to the festival.
Amongst important dignitaries at the Gombe Central Eid are the Executive governor of Gombe state his Excellency Alhaji Dr. Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo OON Phd (Talban Gombe) his principal private secretary Alhaji Sani Jauro, the Chief of staff to the governor Alhaji Yayari Ahmed, some commissioners and permanent secretaries.