As Muslims Observe Eid Mubarak Day, Amid COVID-19 Outbreak, Miss Liberia, Wokie Dolo Celebrates With Them

As Muslims around the gathered yesterday, May 23, 2020 to end their yearly Ramadan (Eid Mubarak), a time of spiritual reflection, self-improvement, and heightened devotion and worship and pray for the amid the deadly Coronavirus which is ravaging the  world by taken the lives of millions, Liberian Muslims joined their fellow Muslims in this endeavor.

The day yesterday was however difference, as worshipers positioned themselves by following all the precautionary measures which include distancing from each other during this religious gathering as they all religiously prayed for their respective nations and peoples.

Here in Liberia, the office of Miss Liberia 2017, Wokie Dolo joined her staff from La Queen Entertainment, Liberia’s Premier Pageant Institution and organizer of the prestigious Miss Earth Liberia pageant that seek to promote clean and healthy environment to make the occasion more memorable to celebrate this historic Islamic religious day.

Ms.  Dolo, who is no stranger to humanitarian works, used the occasion to spend t several hours with the Star Mosque Family and Imam in Rehab and Wroto town sharing fun, and making presentation of gifts to hundreds of kids in the areas and her Muslim counterparts.

She told reporters this presentation is her own way of identifying with her Muslim brothers and sisters during the time of fasting and praying, noting, “We knew Eid could be different this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, so we decide to find a more attractive way of bringing fun and happiness to the Islamic community for Allah’s endless blessings, Keeping them sad could be the worst thing to do, so we decided to make the day memorable for them.”

Ms. Dolo has meanwhile extended a heartfelt Eid Mubarak to All Liberian Muslims who took up time to fast for the nation for peace, and also noted that the Liberian Muslims must be appreciated for playing a significant role to keep the country safe during their fast month period despite the outbreak of the deadly COVID-19 crisis.

Miss Liberia Dolo also lauded the Muslims for their steadfastness for their sacrifices during these crisis, “Across the country, we have witnessed countless “Muslims stepping up to help take care of their local communities, as well as keeping them save during this pandemic, and of course, there are the many heroes of Muslim faith serving on the frontline as health care workers who are risking their lives to serve humanity by battling the Covid-19 pandemic,” Ms. Dolo said.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.