The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa\’ad Abubakar III, has pronounced Friday July 31 as Eid-el-Kabir Sallah day and encouraged Muslims to watch supplications in mosques.
Abubakar, likewise the President General Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), decided in an announcement marked by Prof. Sambo Junaidu, Director Warning Board of trustees on Strict Issues, Sultanate Committee gave to newsmen on Thursday in Sokoto.
The statement reads: “In view of the current situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Sultan hereby advises all District Heads and Imams in Sokoto State, to observe Eid prayers at their Juma’at Mosques.
“This, in their respective towns and villages and not at Eid Grounds. Also the Muslim Communities throughout the country to do same to help curb the spread of COVID-19 pandemic in the country.
“The Sultan of Sokoto declared Friday, July 31, as the 10th day of Dhul-Hijja 1441 AH and the day of Eid-el-Kabir for the year” statement said.
He congratulates with the Nigeria Muslim Ummah and wishes them Allah\’s direction and gifts.
Abubakar encouraged Muslim to keep on appealing to God for harmony, progress and advancement of the nation, while wishing them cheerful Eid-el-Kabir.
Ebysblog wishes Nigerian Muslims a very happy sallah celebrations.