The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’advert Abubakar, has warned district heads and Imams to conduct Eid prayers in Juma’at mosques as a substitute of prayer grounds.
The religious head of Muslims within the nation, gave the recommendation whereas declaring July 31 because the date for Eid-el-Kabir celebration.
n an announcement, Abubakar referred to as on Muslim trustworthy to hope for peace, progress and growth within the nation.
“His Eminence, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’advert Abubakar CFR, mni, the Sultan of Sokoto and President Common Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has declared Friday, 31th July, 2020 because the 10th day of Zulhijja 1441 AH and the day of Eid – El – Kabir for the yr.
“Moreover, in view of the present state of affairs brought on by the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Sultan hereby advises all of the District Heads and Imams in Sokoto State, to look at Eid prayers at their Jumu’at Mosques of their respective cities and villages and never at Eid Grounds,” the assertion learn partially.