Thousands of Muslims attend Eid’l Fitr prayers in Zamboanga City – Manila Bulletin

BY Liza Jocson
Apr 21, 2023 09:25 PM

ZAMBOANGA CITY – Thousands of Muslims attended the congregational prayers for the Eid’l Fitr celebration here on Saturday morning, April 22.

THOUSANDS of Muslims join the congregational prayer in celebration of the Eid’l Fitr at the Joaquin Enriquez Memorial Stadium in Zamboanga City on Saturday, April 22. (City Hall PIO photo)

Thousands more attend the congregational prayers at the different mosques in this city.

Mayor John Dalipe issued Executive Order JD 2023-034 for the use of the stadium and temporarily close certain streets for parking prior to the celebration.

Security forces were also fielded to the different prayer venues to maintain order.

In his message, Dalipe conveyed his message of solidarity and unity to the Muslims here.

He also attended the yearly “Pagbukah” or breaking of the fast prior to the Eid’l Fitr celebration.