• Short Summary

    Thousands of Muslims gathered in the Obalende praying ground in Lagos on Saturday, February 6th, to celebrate the Festival of Id-El-Kabir the great feast of thanks giving and sacrifice marking the end of the annual pilgrimage to Mecca.

  • Description

    Thousands of Muslims gathered in the Obalende praying ground in Lagos on Saturday, February 6th, to celebrate the Festival of Id-El-Kabir the great feast of thanks giving and sacrifice marking the end of the annual pilgrimage to Mecca.

    The prayers were led by the Chief Imam.

    Forty-four per cent of the tribal people of Nigeria are Muslims--most of them living in the Northern Islamic States. The majority of those at the prayer meeting in Lagos are Northerners living in the Capital.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA592DOE4DCD1LJ25HMEOHZP07I
    Media URN:
    VLVA592DOE4DCD1LJ25HMEOHZP07I
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/02/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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