Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Ganduje cancels Eid-el-Kabir celebration in Kano

The Kano State Executive Council, has cancelled all traditional Eid-el-Kabir festivities, to consolidate the successes it had recorded in the war against COVID-19 in the state.

The state’s Commissioner for Information, Mr Muhammed Garba, made this disclosure in a statement made available to newsmen on Wednesday.
The council agreed that all the five Emirs in the state, would go to the Eid Prayer Grounds in their respective domains in motor vehicles.
It further agreed that there would be no visit to Shettima House, Hawan Daushe, Hawan Nassarawa, durbar and all other traditional outings in the emirates.
The council also agreed that government would assist in the provision of safety materials that included face masks and hand sanitisers, as well as ensure strict observance of social distancing at the praying grounds.It is expected that Eid-el-Kabir will be celebrated globally on Friday July 31, 2020.

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