Business Insider Sub-Saharan Africa looks at 5 gifts you can give to your colleagues, friends and family during this Eid el- Kabir:

1. Books on Islamic teachings and stories of prophets

According to, books on Islamic teachings and stories on prophets cost less than N15,000.

2. Ram

A ram is another good idea for those that cannot afford one. It honors the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to God’s command. Before Abraham could sacrifice his son, God provided a ram to sacrifice instead.

In commemoration of this, an animal is sacrificed and divided into three parts: one third of the share is given to the poor and needy; another third is given to relatives, friends and neighbours; and the remaining third is retained by the family.

3. Prayer mat

Praying mat is among the elegant and Islamic luxury gift you can gift friends and family during this period.

It costs between N5,000 to N10,000 on Jumia.

4. Holy Quran

You can get a digital or non-digital Holy Book. It will help the recipient to know more of Allah's teaching and stay connected to the Words.

5. Jalabiya

Jalabiya is a traditional full-length, loose-fitting dress worn on festive occasions.

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