The League of Imams and Alfas in Ogun State (Rabitah) have declared three days fasting over the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic disease.
In a statement by the secretary-general of the association, Alh. Tajudeen Adewunmi urged the Muslims to use the month of Sha’ban to get closer to Allah.
Adewunmi in the statement further charged the Muslims to use the white days which is the thirteenth, fourteenth and fifteenth of Sha’ban to seek Allah’s forgiveness on behalf of the whole world.
The statement reads partly, “the month of Sha’ban is noted for spiritual engagements and we urge Muslims to use part of its days, most especially the white days i.e. thirteenth, fourteenth and fifteenth of the month *(which correspond to Monday 6th to Wednesday 8th April, 2020)* to observe fast dedicated to seeking Allah’s forgiveness and mercy on behalf of the whole world.
“If Covid-19 is a creature of Allah, it powers cannot compare with the might of Allah Himself, for He is the Most Powerful and Gracious.
“We pray Allah save our nations from this pandemic.”