Chief Imam, Great Height Academy (GHA) Abuja, Zunurain Usman has enjoined Muslim faithful to use the period of Eid Kabir to pray for peace and Unity in the world.
Zunurain urged them to pray and move closer to Almighty Allah by appreciating Him for the opportunity of being alive to celebrate the 1442AH Eid festival.
In an interview with Signature TV in Abuja, the Chief Imam stated the significance and uniqueness attached to the Eid Kabir festival.
According to Zunurain, there are two festivals in Islam, approved by Almighty Allah, that of Eid Fitr in the month of Ramadan which comes after a particular worship of Twenty-nine or Thirty days of fasting and the other one is Eid Ad Adha celebrated in the month of Dhul Hijjah.
Hajj he said is also an additional way of worshipping Allah in the same month for those who have the means of travelling to Mecca.
Zunurain added that the first ten days in the month of Dhul Hijjah is very important for Muslims to fast and strengthen their relationship by moving closer to Allah in other to ask for forgiveness and what they need.
He gave an account of how the slaughtering of ram started in Islam.
He added that sacrificing a ram is not mandatory if one could not afford it but having a good intention is very important for everyone.