Eid al-Adha: Funseekers Defy Rain In Ibadan

At around ten O’clock in the morning, rain started in many parts of Ibadan, but it could not hold back fun-seekers from unwinding as the Eid al-Adha celebrations continue.

Many Muslim faithful were seen putting on beautiful attires as they flocked recreation centres in the city.

These spots include shopping malls, zoological gardens, amusement parks and the Agodi Gardens.

At Agodi Gardens and Amusement Park, many children along with their parents wearing smiling faces were seen catching fun.

The parents said they had to bring their children to have the feel of the festive period.

Facilities such as horse ride, bicycle ride, bouncing castle were all ground to excite the fun-seekers.

A manager at a public facility centre, who spoke under condition of anonymity, called on government to upgrade the recreation centres in Ibadan to meet international standard.

Fun seekers at the Zoological Garden, University of Ibadan had a feel of entertainment whilst seeing animals such as gorilla, lion, ostrich and other animals.

Many were taking pictures while others picnicked out there.

Also at eateries visited, children expressed their excitement.

Radio Nigeria observed that traffic situation was light across Ibadan metropolis while few people were seen returning to their bases.

Lilian Ibomor

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