Following the directive by President Nana Akufo Addo for the suspension of public gatherings across the country,the Tijaniya Muslim Council of Ghana has called off it’s annual Moulid Celebration in the country.
This was announced in a media briefing in Bolgatanga of the Upper East Region.
The decision to suspend the Moulid celebration was to abide by the directive by the President to avoid the spread of Coronavirus.
In a statement read to the media, National Secretary of the Tijaniya Muslim Council of Ghana , Sheik Ahmed Abdallah Al Azhari said “the supreme leader of Tijaniya Muslim Council of Ghana,His Eminence Sheikh Ahmad Abul Faid A.A Maikano Jallo has in consultation with stakeholders,Council Executives,Advisory body and Chiefs called off the annual Moulid celebration in the country following the directives of His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo to suspend all public gatherings due to the outbreak of the deadly Coronavirus.”
He added that “the Supreme Leader Sheikh Khalifa was on his usual tour to the Northern,North East and Upper East regions for the annual Moulid programs the above mentioned areas when the directives were pronounced by His Excellency the President of the Republic of Ghana Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo.”
All Imams and Leaders of Tijaniya Muslims have therefore been asked to suspend gatherings and pray to Allah to protect humanity from all kinds of diseases and calamities.