Kano Records Rancor-free Eid-el-Fitr Prayers, Celebrations
The Eid-el-Fitr prayers, which signal the end of Ramadan fasting, were peacefully conducted Wednesday in all the Eid prayer grounds in Kano state under a peaceful atmosphere.
The prayers, conducted at about 9am at Kofar Mata Mosque, where Emir of Kano, Alhaji Mohammadu Sanusi II worshipped, witnessed a large turnout of Muslim faithful, including Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje, and members of his cabinet.
Delivering his Sallah message, the Kano Emir enjoyed Muslim faithful to imbibe the lessons learnt during the Holy month of Ramadan in their daily activities. He advised them to observe the obligatory six-day fasting in the month of shawaal.
Similarly, at the Murtala Muhammed Mosque at Kumbotso Local Government Area, the Eid prayers started at 9am with Chief Imam of Murtala Mosque, Sheikh Kabiru Gbadamosi Dadaura, urging the Muslim Umar to co-exist peacefully and tolerate each other, and help the less-privileged in their environment.
Also on his Allah message, the Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, called on the people of Kano to imbibe the teachings of the Holy month of Ramadan, while celebrating the Eid-el-Fitr festival.
The governor appealed to those driving to avoid recklessness during the celebrations, and take care of their children, so as to celebrate the occasion in peace. Accordingly, chairman of the Kano State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Bishop Ransom-Bello, congratulated Muslims in Nigeria for the successful completion of the Ramadan period. Ransom-Bello, who is the general overseer of Calvary Life Assembly, also congratulated President Mohammadu Buhari and all Muslims in Nigeria for their steadfastness during the Ramadan period.