Ramadan: Kano Muslims welcomes holy month amidst fanfare…Emir Bayero offers special prayers

Ramadan: Kano Muslims flag off holy month amidst fanfare…Emir Bayero offers special prayers

 

By Abdulgafar Oladimeji

Millions of Muslims residing in Kano has  ushered in  the Muslim holy month of Ramadan amidst fanfare. Kanoreporters.com reports.

In a state wide broadcast, emir of Kano , Aminu Ado Bayero announced the  much awaited appearance of the moon that signals the arrival of the Muslim sacred month.

He informed the  millions of  Muslim faithful’s living within Kano emirate  that the moon has been  sighted in Gombe, Zaria and Zamafara, adding that, has received  directives from His Eminence, Sultan of Sokoto, for the Muslim fast to commence, adding that the directive is backed by  Islamic Jurisprudential pronouncements.

The royal father  then directed  Muslim adherents in his kingdom to procced to observe the new holy month, Hijri 1443.

The royal father  in his benedictions for  the new month prayed that peace will  reign throughout the country.

Emir  Bayero, who offered the prayers in local parlance prayed that “ we seek refuge in Allah, we remain submissive to His will and will forever remain obedient to his laws, statues, and  precepts .

“it is time to return to Allah, seek for forgiveness,  stay fiom in our beliefs of Allah, we should always remember the day of judgement by seeking the face of almighty Allah.”

The highly revered Aminu Ado Bayero reminded his subjects that  the month of Ramadan has a special  divine ordination on the Islamic calendar,  therefore the  monarch  appealed to the adherents to  exercise the decreed virtues of extending  help to those in need. Stressing on the importance to pay special attention to the plight of  orphans and widows living in the land.

The monarch cum spiritual leader  beseech Allah to grant the leaders the wisdom to discharge their duties with the fear of God, he further prayed for divine intervention in the affairs of .Nigeria.

Our correspondent reports that the atmosphere across the ancient city wore a new mode, last Friday night. Millions of mobile phone calls were exchanged among residents wishigh each other well in the new month.

Social media networks recorded millions of Ramadan best wishes messages. Homes, streets, and neighborhoods changed gear , activities switched mood to usher in the new month, which is held sacred by Muslims. faithful’s.

Earlier, the emir of Kano played host to people from different walks of life, who had thronged the palace to receive the special directive signaling the commencement of the holy month.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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