Sultan declares July 31 Eid-el-Kabir

Sultan Muhammed Sa'ad Abubakar III

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Abubakar, has declared Friday 31st July 2020, as the 10th day of Zulhijia 1441 and the day of Eid-el-Kabir. Abubakar, who is also the President-General of the Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, (NSCIA) also advised on how to observe prayers across the country amid the COVID-19 pandemic. This is contained in a statement issued signed by the Chairman, Sultanate Council Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs, Sambo Junaidu. “In view of the current situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Sultan hereby advises all…

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