Eid-el-Fitr prayer to hold at Abuja National Mosque – Mgt

The Management of the Abuja National Mosque has announced that Eid-ul-Fitr prayer would take place at the mosque Wednesday or Thursday 9:00a.m., depending the moon is sighted.

Haliru Shuaibu, Spokesman for Abuja National Mosque, said a statement that the decision was taken after a special meeting of the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT Council of Imams and stakeholders the health sector.

He said that the meeting, which reviewed the effects of the pandemic and the Eid-el-Fitr celebration, resolved that would be conducted at the premises of the Abuja National Mosque with considerations second wave of the coronavirus.

“Therefore, means that the prayer of Eid-el-Fitr will take place at the Abuja National Mosque Wednesday or Thursday depending the moon is sighted at 9:00.a.m.

“All worshippers are advised to observe the protocols, including social distancing and wearing of face-masks,” he said.

According to him, the management of the Abuja National Mosque congratulates all Muslim faithful the successful completion of the 2021 Ramadan Fast.

“We commiserate with the president and the people of country the loss of lives and propertu resulting from activities of bandits, kidnappers and Boko Haram.

“We pray to Allah, the Most Merciful, to give our country everlasting peace,” he said.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, had earlier a statement, cancelled Eid-el-Fitr at the National Eid Prayer on the Umaru Musa Yar’adua expressway (Airport ). (NAN)