The Workplace of the Nationwide Main Imam has expressed issue at media studies suggesting that the revered Islamic cleric supports the intake of alcoholic drinks to battle the deadly coronavirus.
“We would like to point out devoid of any equivocation that the National Chief Imam never manufactured this sort of assertion,” Spokesman for the Countrywide Main Imam of Ghana, Sheikh Armiyawo Shaibu, indicated in a launch
The release stated: “In an try to educate the general public about the versatile capabilities of the Islamic legislation it was indicated that underneath specific situation what prohibited may perhaps come to be permissible. That was to justify inside of the regulation the suspension of the every day jama’a salat and the Friday Jumua salat.”
In accordance to the statement, this illustration has mischievously been taken out of context by some media residences who it pointed out, are “misinforming the public and subjecting the Nationwide Chief Imam to community opprobrium.”
It named on the standard general public, and Muslims in certain, to disregard that report with all the contempt it warrants.
In a connected improvement, the Ghana Law enforcement Mosque has introduced the suspension of the Friday congregational prayers next the ban on the general public gathering by President Akufo-Addo.
Management of the Mosque has, even so, recommended congregants to rather pray Zuhr – the fourth of the five everyday obligatory prayers (salah) for practising Muslims – at their many residences.
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