Abia State Government, on Friday, reached an agreement with Muslim community in the state that the Eid Fitr for this year 2020 will be celebrated at home as there shall be no gathering at the Eid prayer ground, Igbere TV reports.
Igbere TV gathered that the agreement was reached between the state inter-ministerial committee on COVID-19 represented by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Barr Chris Ezem and the Muslim community led by the Chief Imam of Abia State, Sheik Ali Ukiwe.
According to statement made available to Igbere TV by the Commissioner for Information, Chief John Okiyi, the state wishes to congratulate the Muslim ummah in Abia State for a successful Ramadan season and also urge them to avoid the associated visit to relatives and neighbors while taking necessary measures to protect themselves and families in view of the global pandemic.
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