The traditional Sallah festivities, to mark  Eid-del-Kabir celebrations in Kano State may be cancelled.

This development is an order which was given by Kano State on Wednesday of as the state to consolidate the successes recorded in the fight against COVID-19, The Punch reports.

While making comments in statement made available to newsmen on Wednesday, Commissioner for Information, Mr Muhammed Garba said:

“The council, after deliberations at its weekly meeting held on Tuesday at Africa House, Government House, Kano, agreed that the conduct of Eid congregational prayers across the state, would be under strict observance of safety protocols.

“The congregational prayers will be strictly supervised by government officials to ensure compliance.”

The council agreed that all the five Emirs in the state would go to the Eid Prayer Grounds in their respective domains in motor vehicles.

It is expected that Eid el Kabir will be celebrated globally on Friday, July 31, 2020.