- The insecurity has forced the emirate councils Katsina and Daura in the state of Katsina to suspend the sallah celebrations
- The two emirates in the northwest region have the Residents asked to pray for peace on the occasion of the upcoming Eid-el-Kabir
- One of the activities that are affected by the directive is Durbar, which is public Exhibition of riders in the palaces of the emirs
Katsina, state of Katsina – Two prominent emirates in the state of Katsina, Katsina and Daura have suspended activities for the upcoming Eid-el-Kabir citing security reasons.
The Punch reported that the from The activities affected by the suspension are put on public display on horseback riders (Durbar) at the palaces of the emirs.
The Emirate Council of K atsina confirms the suspension
The spokesman for the Emirates Council of Katsina, Iro Bindawa, confirmed the development on Wednesday July 14th.
” Yes, the Emirate Council suspended activities related to Durbar during Sallah, but His Eminence has pleaded with residents to take advantage of Sallah time by offering prayers for the State and for Nigeria. “
The Council of the Emirate of Daura calls to prayer
The decision of the Council of the Emirate of Daura on the suspension of public activities during the Sallah was included in a letter to the emir’s councilors and advisers to the emir.
The letter said that immediately after the oath prayers, special prayers for a lasting peace in the state should be made should be spoken on Sallah Day.
The spokesman for the Emirates Council, Usman Ibrahim, also has the development ls confirmed.
The developments in Katsina state have generated some reactions from Nigerians on social media.
Nwakozo Chibueze said:
“If you can locate someone in Kenya, it should be very easy to find someone who is in your own garden, I communicate? < / blockquote>
“You should also try to put a 100 million bounty ₦ on bandits or you can’t speak the language that bandits will understand.”
Sunmola Oriowo made also a sarcastic comment:
“There is no problem in Katsina state as long as General Buhari is in power. I assure you that the general controls the security apparatus in Nigeria.
“Only Sunday Igboho and Nnamdi Kanu are unruly. One has been arrested and the other is on the run. If we can watch this year’s Sallah, we will watch the next one. Everything is good.”
Enyeribe Chikodi Azubuike said:
“But the governor of Katsina state was on the news yesterday that Buhari is the best since the merger. Someone should help I ask whether the state has ever suspended the Sallah celebrations due to uncertainty in previous governments. “
2021 Eid-El-Kabir: Sultan of Sokoto announces the date
Meanwhile the Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III., announced that the Muslims will celebrate Eid-el-Kabir 2021 on Tuesday, July 20th.
The monarch who serves as General President of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs of Nigeria (NSCIA) announced this on Sunday July 11th, known when he saw the sighting of the new moon of Dhul Hijja 1442AH.
This was stated in a statement by Prof. Sambo Junaidu, chairman of the advisory Committee on Religious Affairs of the Sultanate Council in Sokoto, included.