The Chronicle Gambia

Business Slow for Some, Booming for Others as Gambia Prepares for Tobaski

Last minute preparations and celebrations are sweeping across The Gambia as hundreds of thousands of Muslims mark Eid Al Adha, locally known as Tobaski Sunday.

During the annual Islamic event, which translate as the Festival of Sacrifice, Muslims sacrifice sheep in gratitude for Allah’s blessings.

Ahead of the festival, business is slow for some and booming for others as thousands of shoppers embark on a buying spree in readiness for the big day.

The Chronicle’s videographer Momodou Saine has been out and about to speak to some of the shoppers and business owners. Watch the video for the details.

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