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Sultan’s JNI suspends Eid  prayer, asks Muslims to pray at home

Sultan's JNI suspends  Eid  prayer, asks Muslims to pray at home
 Sultan’s JNI suspends  Eid  prayer, asks Muslims to wish at residence

By Ibrahim HassanWuyo

The Sultan of Sokoto led Jama’atu Nasril Islam,JNI, has directed Muslims in Nigeria to wish at residence with their households on Sallah day,because the eid prayer congregation remained suspended because of COVID-19.

Shaykh Dr. Khalid Abubakar Aliyu, the Secretary–General of JNI mentioned in a press release on Thursday that the directive was  n a mandate to the JNI  Fatwa Committee, underneath the management of Sheikh Sheriff Ibrahim Saleh Alhusainy, which  got here up with FATWA  relating to the yr 2020 ‘Eid-el-Fitr Prayer.

He mentioned the committee after due consultations, in addition to concerns of the present state of COVID-19 pandemic and the intense menace it posed to life,  decisided that the

Eid-el-Fitr congregation within the outskirts of cities and cities ought to be briefly suspended.

Also, “the mentioned ‘Eid-el-Fitr Prayer be observed at home with family members or alone in case there isn’t anybody with her or him, at residence.’

Other selections taken have been that ” the ‘Eid-el-Fitr Prayers is two RAKA’AT. Seven (7) TAKBIRAT to be pronounced within the first RAKA’AT, together with the opening TAKBIR. Then SURATUL FATIHA is learn and another SURAH, ideally SURATUL A’ALA.”

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“While in the second RAKAH, five (5) TAKBIRAT be pronounced. Then SURATUL             FATIHA is read and any other SURAH, preferably SURATUL GHASHIYAH.”

“In the case of praying at home, as it may be, the KHUTBAH(sermon) is suspended.”

“All above mentioned are based on the Hadith of Anas Bn Malik in Sahih al-Bukhari and Maliki School of law decisions, in MUKHTASAR, as explained by Al-Kharshi and Al-Munah al-Jalil.”

“However, in states where Governments have reached concrete decisions to observe the ‘Eid-el-Fitr prayer, based on their medical experts advice, strict measures of distancing, face masks and sanitizers be taken to protect worshipers. In this case neighborhood mosques can be utilized if it becomes necessary.”

“Ulama should fear Allah, the Most High and be matured enough in guarding their utterances and actions for the overall interest of the DEEN and the Ummah.”

“Nigerian Muslims are therefore called upon to reflect their minds to the good virtues of the month of Ramadan and keep to its teachings all through their respective lives, as the Lord of Ramadan, is still and shall remain The Lord of other months, above all keeps the records of our actions and inactions. More so, Muslims are reminded to keep to the ordinances of the Glorious Qur’an, for the prestige of the Muslim Ummah.”

‘JNI needs all Muslim devoted an accepted Ramadan Fast and profitable ‘Eid-el-Fitr. In the identical vein, Muslims are urged to not neglect the Sitta-Shawwal, i.e the six-days advisable fasting, that follows Ramadan Fasting as advisable by the Prophet Muhammad (SAW).”

“While wishing us all Allah’s pardon in these sacred days and after, we pray fervently for an accepted Ramadan Fasting as well as the Eid.”


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