Posted by News Express | 14 August 2019 | 1,931 times
Indonesian Ambassador to Nigeria, AVM (Rtd) Dr. H. Usra Hendra Harahap, and his spouse, Ibu Hj. Umrotien Zunaeny Harahap, celebrated Eid Adha in Rugga Fulani village, Lower Usman Dam in the outskirts of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.
The Ambassador, who was also accompanied by the entire embassy staff, said he decided to celebrate the Eid Adha in the Fulani community to show love and compassion in the spirit of the season.
“Eid Adha is a period to show love, care and brotherhood for humanity especially the less privileged among us.
“Myself, my wife and entire embassy staff are delighted to be with the Fulani tribe in their community,” he said.
The Ambassador slaughtered a cow for the community, shared and donated several food items for both adult and children.
In his remarks, Ardo Musa Ibrahim expressed gratitude on behalf of Rugga Fulani Community of Lower Usman Dam. He said they were overwhelmed by the visit and time spent with them.
“We thanked the Ambassador, his wife and the entire embassy staff for visiting us and sharing meat, rice and Indomie for us,” he said.
The community was agog throughout the period the Ambassador, his wife and embassy staff spent as men, women and children gathered to celebrate with the visitors.
•Photo shows Indonesian Ambassador to Nigeria, AVM (Rtd) Dr. H. Usra Hendra Harahap, and his spouse, Ibu Hj. Umrotien Zunaeny Harahap, during the 2019 Eid Adha celebration with the people of Rugga Fulani village, Lower Usman Dam
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