The final days of Hajj coincide with the Eid al-Adha holiday, or "Feast of Sacrifice".
The story of Eid al-Adha is that Prophet Abraham had a dream in which he was sacrificing his 10-years-old son, Ishmael.
Pilgrims attend noon prayers outside Namirah Mosque in Mecca during the annual pilgrimage.
A Muslim is supposed to share his sacrifice into three parts, a third for his family, the other to his acquaintances and the last as gift to other people. God stayed his hand, sparing his son. Hajj is a pilgrimage all Muslims must take at least once in their lives.
The NPP, on this special occasion, is thus, calling on them to manifest these virtues which underpin the commemoration of Eid-al-Adha and renew their covenant with Almighty Allah.
"It ought not be said that someone got injured or passed on at the end of the day and so, we are appealing for moderation and circumspection in the celebration", the party said in a statement signed by its General Secretary John Boadu to wish Muslims in the country good tidings.
The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has asked Nigerians to imbibe the spirit of peace and unity as they celebrate the Eid-el-Kabir festival.
The prayers which began at around 6 am were heard in many neighbourhoods as Muslims celebrated the feast of slaughtering.
Several leaders among them Raila Odinga and Kenyans alike wished the muslims a blessed day.
An Abuja-based Islamic Cleric, Yahya Al-Yolawi, on Monday, advised Muslims to only use their legitimate means to buy ram for Eid-el-Kabir sacrifice.
Eid Mubarak is a greeting for when you want to wish someone a happy Eid celebration.