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Sultan of Sokoto tells Muslims to stay away from prayer grounds in Eid-el-Kabir

As Muslim faithfuls in Nigeria prepare for this year’s Eid-el-Kabir, the Sultan of Sokoto Sa’ad Abubakar has advised them to stay away from prayer grounds.

The Sultan advised that prayers on Eid-el-Kabir should be done inside mosques.

He also urged Muslims to seize the opportunity to pray for Nigeria’s unity and progress.

“His Eminence, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar CFR, mni, the Sultan of Sokoto and President General Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has declared Friday, 31th July, 2020 as the 10th day of Zulhijja 1441 AH and the day of Eid – El – Kabir for the year.

“Furthermore, in view of the current situation caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Sultan hereby advises all the District Heads and Imams in Sokoto State, to observe Eid prayers at their Jumu’at Mosques in their respective towns and villages and not at Eid Grounds,” the statement read in part

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