Kano Suspends Eid-el-Kabir Festivities Over Covid-19

By 02:05 Wed, 22 Jul 2020 Comments

To stop spread of coronavirus in Kano, the State Government today suspended all traditional festivities in the forthcoming Eid-el-Kabir celebration.(Wapbaze_Copyright)

The gathering for Hawan Daushe - the paying of visit on the Governor by Emirs and massing of Emirs at Shettima House, among other traditional outings by the Emirates have been suspended.(Wapbaze_Copyright)

Commissioner for Information, Muhammad Garba, told reporters the decision was part of government’s efforts to consolidate on the successes achieved in the fight against Covid-19.(Wapbaze_Copyright)

Garba said the suspension of the Sallah’s festivities was reached after a deliberation by members of the State Executive Council (SEC).(Wapbaze_Copyright)

He said the Excos however granted the conduct of Eid-de-Kabir congregational prayers across the state under strict observance of social distancing and other Covid-19 safety orders at praying grounds.



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