Durbar celebrations for the upcoming Eid-El-Fitr has been canceled by the Daura emirate in Katsina state over fears of insecurity.
Danejin Daura, Alhaji Abdulmumini Salihu made a statement on behalf of the secretary of the council, that special prayers will be offered for sustainable peace in the state immediately after the Eid prayers on Sallah day.
The statement read;
“The focus will be on performing special prayers on the Sallah day as soon as the Eid prayers are performed.
“You are by this notice to inform all the Imams to pray for President Muhammadu Buhari (Bayajida II) and other leaders for protection from all evils of the enemies of progress of this country, its stability, and its corporate existence.”
The statement added that the Emir had authorized the District Heads to perform the Eid prayers with the people in their realm and offer special prayers for lasting peace in the country immediately after Eid prayer.