As part of efforts to consolidate on the successes achieved in the fight against COVID-9 , the Kano state Executive Council has cancelled traditional Sallah festivities marking Eid-del-Kabir Celebration in the state.
This was contained in a statement signed by the commissioner for information Malam Mohammad Garba.
The statement explains that the council, after deliberations however grants the conduct of Eid congregational prayers across the state under strict observance of safety protocols, which are also to be supervised by government officials.
Garba says all the five Emirs in the state will go to the Eid Prayer Ground in their domains, while there will be no sallah visit to the goverment house or other traditional outings .
The statement adds that government will assist in the provision of safety materials which include face masks and hand sanitizers as well as ensure strict observance of social distancing at the prayer grounds.