• Sultan of Sokoto only announced Eld-el–Kabir, not public holiday – MURIC replies Christian Elders

    Sultan of Sokoto only announced Eld-el–Kabir, not public holiday – MURIC replies Christian Elders

    The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), on Wednesday said that the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, only announced the day for this year’s Eid-el-Kabir and not public holiday as alleged by Nigeria Christian Elders Forum (NCEF).

    The News Agency of Nigeria [NAN] recalls that the Sultan had on September 2, announced that Muslims will observe the Eid-el-Kabir on September 12.

    However, a coalition of 22 Christian groups in Nigeria led by NCEF on Tuesday claimed that the Sultan had declared the day […]