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Buhari cautions against rituals that can spread COVID-19 during ramadan fast

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President Muhammadu Buhari has despatched his satisfactory desires to Muslims in the country and all over the world as they start this year’s 30-day fast, following the sighting of the moon.

“I congratulate all Muslims as they commence this year’s Ramadan fast which is depicted by self-denial, universal brotherhood, austerity and helping relatives and needy people,” says the President.

President Buhari in a letter through his exclusive aide, Mr Garba Shehu, described Ramadan 2020 as a challenge, falling as it is in the duration of the world pandemic, which has unfold to extra than 200 nations, with really all countries advising residents to keep away from massive gatherings and have their prayers and foods (suhoor and iftar) in my view or with household at home.

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“In this Ramadan period, the kind of socializing you are used to now risks spreading the Coronavirus,” the President cautions Muslims, whilst enjoining them to refrain from these Ramadan rituals and traditions such as team foods and congregational prayers that have been put on preserve with the aid of Muslim religious authorities all over the world.

President Buhari entreated Muslims to undergo and now not to use the Coronavirus as an excuse not to take part in the Ramadan fast, except such abstention is warranted through the excuses truly outlined by way of health and religious authorities.

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He wished Muslims in the country and the world over all the benefits of the holy month.

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