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Ganduje Bars Eid Celebrations In Kano

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Governor, , says all festivities for the forthcoming Eid-il-Kabir in the state has been banned.

Ganduje Bars Eid Celebrations In Kano
Ganduje Bars Eid Celebrations In Kano

The state’s Commissioner of Information, Mohammed Garba, disclosed this during a press briefing on Thursday.

According to him, the suspension of the Sallah’s festivities was reached after a deliberation by members of the State Executive Council, SEC.

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 safety orders at praying grounds.

The commisssioner announced the State Government would assist in the provision of safety materials, such as face masks and hand sanitisers.

“All the five Emirs in Kano will go to the Eid prayer grounds in their respective domains in vehicles.

“There will however, be no gathering at Shettima House, and no gathering for Hawan Daushe, Hawan Nassarawa and other traditional outings in the Emirates.

“The exercise will be supervised by government officials in their various domains to ensure worshipers comply with the Covid-19 safety protocols,” Mr Garba said.

Adelowo Adegboyega
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