By Marie Yambo
Muslims across the country congregated at their respective mosques for prayers to mark the last Friday of the holy month of Ramadan ahead of Eid al-Fitr celebrations.
The prayers were characterized by calls for unity and peaceful co-existence among Kenyans.
Speaking after the Friday prayers at Jamia mosque, Nairobi Imam Mohammad Swalih urged Muslims to practice self restraint and good brotherhood
In Mombasa, Muslim faithful flocked mosques across the coastal town for Ramadhan and the final Friday worship.
While donating food stuffs to patients at a Mariakani hospital in Kwale and Kilifi Counties, Director of Bonje Islamic Thamaratil Jannah madrasa center, Laki Juma Rashid challenged Muslims to embrace peace, love and coexist peacefully with Kenyans of other faiths
Muslims will celebrate Eid-al-Fitr once they sight the new crescent moon, which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadhan.
In the meantime the government has announced Thursday 7th July 2016 a public holiday to mark Eid al-Fitr celebrations.