Islamic and Arabic centre, Markaz Agege in Lagos has announced that it will not hold this years annual Ramadan tefsir for the period of 2020 fasting.
This was disclosed on Wednesday in a press release signed by the school’s director, Sheik Habeebullahi Adam, he noted that the decision was to intensify efforts of government in curbing the spread of COVID-19.
Read the press release below
“Due to the global pandemic situation around the world (COVID-19) we would hereby announce that :
“Ramadan as announced to commence on Saturday the 25th of April by the league of imams and alfas of yorubaland hasn’t changed.
“In respect to practicing the rule of social distancing as ordered by the government; the annual Ramadan tefseer seatings will hereby NOT HOLD this year in as much as we also want to help curb the spread of the deadly virus.
“However; the indefinite suspension does not only cover the seatings! PLEASE NOTE that other related activities are also put on hold till further notice.
Any further development from the office of the director will be duly delivered and communicated to the ummah with due process.
Please ALSO NOTE that the institution have and has always being a respecter of the shariah and constitutional law.. so therefore; this has being put in check.
“The above institution should not and will not be held responsible for any breach in law of the state perpetrated by ANYONE during these times.
“Finally, we urge the Muslim ummah to bear with us this trying times as we pray to God to ease this burden on the world while we also urge everyone to obey the rules and guidelines stated by the government in practicing social distancing and staying at home to help curb and stop the spread of COVID-19.
May the peace and blessings of Allah be with each and everyone of us.
Stay safe, stay at home, Sheik Habeebullahi submitted.
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