Friday Declared As Sallah Day!
The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has declared Friday 31st of July as Eid-el-Kabir Sallah day and he urged Muslims to observe their Eid prayers at their Juma’at Mosques.
Abubakar, who is also the President General Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), made the call in a statement that was signed by Prof. Sambo Junaidu, the Chairman Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs.
Read the statement below:
“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 declared Friday, July 31, as the 10th day of Dhul-Hijja 1441 AH and the day of Eid-el-Kabir for the year”.
He felicitates with the Nigeria Muslim Ummah and wishes them Allah’s guidance and blessings.