September 19, 2020

The Sultan warns District Head and Imams on where to Conduct Eid Prayer.

Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, the Sultan of Sokoto has cautioned district heads and Imams to conduct Eid prayers in Juma’at mosques rather than prayer grounds.

The religious head of Muslims in the country, gave this advice while declaring July 31 as the date for Eid-el-Kabir celebration.

In a statement, Abubakar called on Muslim faithful to pray for peace, progress, and development in the country.

“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, 31st July 2020 as the 10th day of Zulhijja 1441 AH and the day of Eid – El – Kabir for the year.