Sultan of Sokoto Alhaji Muhammad Saad Abubakar has declared Friday, 31st July, 2020 as the 10thday of Zulhijja, 1441 AH and the day of Eid El-Kabir.
This is contained in a statement by Prof. Sambo Wali Junaidu, Chairman, and Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs of the Sultanate Council, made available to newsmen on Wednesday.
In view of the current situation caused by COVID-19 Pandemic, the Sultan advised all the District Heads and Imams in Sokoto State, to observe Eid prayers at their Jumuat Mosques, in their respective towns and villages and not at Eid Grounds.
Also, the Council advised the Muslim Communities throughout the country to observe Eid prayers at Jumuat Mosques to help curb the spread of COVID-19 Pandemic.
The Sultan, while urging the Muslim Ummah to continue to pray for peace, progress and development of the Country, also wished them a happy Eid-el-Kabir Celebration