EID al-Adha marks the end of the annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia – a celebration that brings Muslims from around the world together. It’s also is celebration to honour the willingness of Abraham to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience.
Here in Ghana, the occasion, which fell on Sunday and subsequently shifted to Monday Aug. 12, has been declared as a national holiday by the president, Nana Akufo Addo.
The headliner of the Shatta Movement, Shatta Wale who has a huge fan base in the Muslim communities in Ghana, is equally marking the day to honour his Muslims brothers and to consolidate religious tolerance.
We have sighted a photo of him in a pensive mood and awaiting the celebration ‘proper’ in the cause of the day.