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Shehu Sani Reacts To Hisbah’s Call For Scrapping Of ‘Black Friday’

Senator Shehu Sani, a former federal lawmaker, has reacted to the call for the scrapping of the popular ‘Black Friday’ sales by the Kano State Hisbah Board.

WITHIN NIGERIA recalls that on Friday, the Hisbah board asked a radio station, demanding that it stops using the word “Black Friday” to refer to Friday.

The board explained that since Friday is regarded as a holy day in Islam, tagging it “Black Friday” is derogatory and a thus, should not be condoned.

Reacting to the statement, the former lawmaker from Kaduna described the threat by the Hisbah board as ‘nonsensical.”

He wrote:

Friday is our sacred day of prayer as Muslims.Whatever colour is added to it doesn’t matter.Hisbah’s threats against the phrase’Black Friday’ is nonsensical.They should focus on the killings and kidnappings going on in their domains.Their services are needed in the battlefield.

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