|Sheikh Zakzaky Explains Signifcance of Eid Prayer and Sacrifice|
Sheikh Zakzaky Explained the significance of Eid Prayer on 10th of Dhul Hijjah.The Leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria. Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky made the explanation at Baqiyyatullah Husainiyyah on Sunday the 10th of Dhul Hijjah 1432 (6/11/2011) to Muslims.
The gathering was attended by many from Zaria city and its vicinity. In his speech, Sheik Zakzaky spoke on important issues regarding sacrifice of animal and Eid prayer.
The leader lamented on how the Eid prayer lack its is role as symbol of unity and strength of the Muslim due to divisions in which each sect organizes its Eid prayer differently. He added that Eid prayer should be held in one place irrespective of size of town or city as it shows the unity and strength of the Ummah. The prayer can be performed by individuas in thier respective homes as the Sheikh used to do. He performed the prayer this year at Baqiyyatullah Husainiyyah.
On the issue of animal sacrifice, he said its incumbent upon Muslims with means.