Monday, 28 July 2014

Eid-Ul-Fitr: Emir Of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Cancels Celebration

The newly enthroned Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi has called off the celebration of the Eid-Ul-Fitr in the State due to violence.

The call off of the Muslim celebration marking the end of the Ramadan fasting was is not unconnected to the attempted bombing of a University in Kano State by a female teen suicide bomber which ended up killing the bomber herself alone and the bombing of a Catholic church in the state leaving about half a dozen people dead.

In a message by an aide related to AFP, the Emir issued a statement which reads: “Given the critical situation we are in, the royal highness (of Kano state, Emir Sanusi Lamido Sanusi) has suspended all festivities associated with the eminence including the Durbar and other traditional events that are held during the Eid festival.”
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