Duterte calls for 'greater unity' among faiths as Muslims mark Eid'l Adha

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With the Islamic month of Zilhaj concluding in many places, Muslims the world over started celebrating Eidul Azha.

The goat that is sacrificed is divided into three parts; one part is given to the relatives, friends and neighbours, the second part to the needy and poor, and the third is kept with themselves.

Muslims believe Ibrahim's faith was tested when God commanded him to sacrifice his only son. It will be celebrated on August 22 this year.

After the two unit of prayer led by an Imam, they head home to slaughter their animals, also an act of worship as per Islamic tenets.

Eid al-Adha falls on a different time each year.

Ibrahim, who was blindfolded, sacrificed the ram instead.




May Allah shower countless blessings upon you and your family.

The national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, in his Sallah message to Nigerians on Tuesday, August 21, urged them to pray for better leaders in the upcoming 2019 general elections.

"I would like to wish all my Muslim friends a very happy and peaceful #EidAlAdha!"

"Eid-ul-Adha offers an opportunity to remember the submission of Prophet Ibrahim Alaihis-Salam to Allah, by which he taught the world the value of sacrifice in relating with one another". But moved by his dedication, moment before the sacrifice, in a divine intervention he is asked to stop the killing of his son.

He said Ghana "needs people with the character of Prophet Ibrahim", adding that: "We need to build a nation of sacrifice".

On the day he declared a holiday in honor of Eid'l Adha, President Rodrigo Duterte hoped for peace and unity to allow diversity of faiths. Delicious delicacies are prepared to commemorate this day.

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