COVID-19: Govt Fintiri cancels Eid-el-Kabir Sallah homage

COVID-19: Govt Fintiri cancels Eid-el-Kabir Sallah homage
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By Hassan Jirgi, Adamawa

Adamawa state Governor Ahmed Fintiri, has directed the cancellation of the 2021 Eid–el –Kabir Sallah homage due to COVID-19 pandemic.

This is contained in a statement by Prof. Maxwell Gidado, Chief of Staff to Governor Ahmadu Fintiri, which was made available to AljazirahNigeria, late hours  on Monday in Yola.

Statement added that the cancellation was to ensure full adherence to COVID-19 protocols.

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“I am directed to inform the general public that this year’s Eid -el- Kabir Sallah homage on Governor Ahmadu Fintiri would not hold, hence it is suspended”

According to him the governor advised that all Sallah prayers could be held on Eid praying grounds and community Mosques in strick compliance with the COVID-19 protocols.

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The statement said the protocols include wearing of facemasks and observing physical distance in order to curb the spread of the disease.


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