The National Chief Imam of Ghana, Sheikh Prof, Osman Nuhu Sharubut has instructed Muslims across the country to observe this year’s Eid al-Adha celebration slated for 31st July, 2020 in their various mosques.
Sheikh Sharubutu gave this directives after a meeting held at his residence in Accra with Stakeholders Committee to deliberate over the upcoming celebration which was unanimously agreed by all that, the “Status Quo” must be maintained.
Small, Medium and Big mosques are directed across the country to continue observing strictly with the COVID-19 protocols before and during the festive season by having people not more than 100 in each mosque, wearing of nose masks, washing of hands under running water and the frequent use of sanitizers.
The Stakeholders Committee was formed some few years ago to create a unique platform for His Eminence the National Chief Imam and his advisory board to meet, interact and take policy decisions with the major Islamic sects and bodies in Ghana.
Members of the Stakeholders include but not the least; the Tijjaniya Muslims of Ghana (TMG), the Ahlu Sunnah Wal Jamat (ASWAJ), the Shia Muslim Community, the Ahamadiyya Muslim Mission of Ghana (AMM), the Ghana Muslim Mission (GMM), the Federation Muslim Council (FMC), the Coalition of Muslim Organizations of Ghana (COMOG) and the National Council of Zango Chiefs.
The Committee respects and welcomes the opinion of Muslims and non-Muslims and invites suggestions and recommendations on all matters relating to Islam and the development of the Muslim Community. You may reach the committee at the residence of His Eminence or the ONCI through firstname.lastname@example.org