Eid-el-fitri: Ekiti monarch urges Muslims to celebrate with caution

Chairman of Ekiti State Council of Traditional Rulers, Oba Ajibade Alabi, has told Muslims to celebrate Eid-el-Fitri with because of ongoing - 19 pandemic.

monarch the call in a congratulatory message to Muslim faithful in Ekiti and Nigeria in general, issued on Saturday in Ado-Ekiti, to mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan.

Alabi advised Islamic adherents to celebrate Eid-el Fitri, marking the end of 30 days fasting  observing laid down rules set out government in the fight against -19.

The monarch stressed that all religious must also ensure that they worked in tandem with government to fight the deadly disease.

”The measures put in place  government like social and physical distancing in places of worship to stop the spread of -19 are in the  of the people. the living will continue to praise God,” he said.

Alabi reiterated the need for cooperation among Nigerians to the spread of the disease, praising the efforts of Gov. Kayode Fayemi and Ekiti traditional rulers for their efforts to curb the spread of the disease. (NAN)