Hold Salah Prayers In Your Homes, Islamic Scholars Urge Muslim Faithful

By Samuel Junior Abet   1 week ago   177
Religion - Top Stories

As Muslim faithful across the world prepare to mark the end of Ramadan fast this weekend, Islamic scholars have advised adherents of the religion to observe Eid-El Fitri prayers in their houses and avoid congregation at various prayer grounds.

The scholars said this was in compliance with the two-week extension of the gradual easing of the lockdown.

as announced by the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, on Monday.

Director of Muslim Rights Concern, Prof Ishaq Akintola, who spoke with SaharaReporters, said Muslim faithful should be role models in observing health protocol in curtailing the COVID-19 pandemic.

He called on Muslims across the country to observe their prayers in their homes, saying that God can answer prayers anywhere. 

Akintola admonished them to celebrate Eid-el-Fitri in a limited way and avoid unnecessary gathering.

He said, "As we know that it affected Easter and it was celebrated in a limited way and in the same manner the Muslims should celebrate Eid-el-Fitri in a limited way. Our prayers can still be done inside our houses. We are complying and want others to do so.

"If we say we want to go out and congregate, we would endanger our own lives and other Nigerians because after the prayer, we are still going back to the society." 

The Islamic scholar said disobedience to government in Islam is a sin, adding that the battle is for the whole mankind and humanity to come together to win the war against the virus.

On his own part, National Cheif Imam, Al-habibiyyah Islamic Society, Fuad Adeyemi, said the outbreak of COVID-19 had broadened and enriched  their belief in the act of giving to the needy.

He said they had cultivated the habit of giving foodstuff and cash to the poor before the outbreak of the virus as part of their religion obligations. 

Adeyemi explained that the reward of praying was the same anywhere in the world and the mosque can be anywhere so far it was not in the toilet or burial ground.

He called on government to create more awareness and ensure strict enforcement of the lockdown order for erring religious leaders fond of flouting the rules.

Recall that Christians in most parts of the world celebrated Easter in their houses as churches were closed and annual pilgrimages cancelled as a result of the lockdown.

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Nawa oooooo for this Muslim people ooo


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Usman Yusuf
1 week ago

Prevention is safe


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Linus Utsalo
1 week ago

Happy salaj in advance


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Margret Uti
1 week ago

Prevetion is safer


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Favor Peter
1 week ago

No more money


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Iwomi Destiny
1 week ago

How do you survive 


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Is getting serious  , they won't kill themselves


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But the worship centres should be opened.
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Oyins Torulolo
1 week ago

Ahh so no Sallah meat...


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Yes to maintain social distancing rule


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Grace Sunday
1 week ago

That will be the best for now in the issue of covid 19 


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Prayer  is the key


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Emmanuel Amasa
1 week ago

They suppose to go to the Muslim centers


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Prevention is better


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Dwem Simeon
1 week ago

City of John king sum come


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That's a good point because if they are to be in one place, the issue of social distancing will be a challenge. Holding prayers at home is not a bad idea


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Nawa for did people


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Johnson Iganga
1 week ago

It's a good advice


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Let them know. No religion advocates self-destruction


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Tunde Eazy
1 week ago

That's not too bad palray at home


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