Nigerian Muslims join the rest to celebrate as Eid Al Adha celebrations begin across the world
London, August 21, 2018 (AltAfrica)-Millions of Muslim faithfuls in Nigeria, Africa and across the world are today celebrating Eid-el Adha Muslims commemorate this ultimate act of sacrifice every year during Eid al–Adha.
While Abraham was prepared to make an ultimate sacrifice, God ultimately prevents the sacrifice, additionally signifying that one should never sacrifice a human life, especially not in the name of God
EID al-Adha marks the end of Hajj, the annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia.
It is one of the two Eid celebrations – Eid al-Adha and Eid al-Fitr – and is often considered the holier of the two.