With few days to the celebration of Eid-el-Kabir, an Islamic scholar, Badmas Yusuf, has warned Muslims against obtaining loan to buy rams for Sallah festivity. Mr. Yusuf of the Department Islamic Studies, University of Ilorin gave the warning on Sunday during an address he made at an Islamic gathering at Hilal Crescent Mosque in Ilorin.
According to him, securing loan to buy ram is alien to Islamic injunctions, adding that every Muslim is expected to adhere and act in line with the prescription of Islam.
The don, who is the immediate past Dean, Postgraduate School, University of Ilorin, stated that Islam has simplified the process of worshiping Allah.
He also said Islam as a religion of Allah did not condition its adherents to kill animals during the festivity except for those who has the resources even as he noted that the act of sacrificing animal during Sallah is line with the deed of Prophet Abraham.