UNAIR NEWS – The prayer of Eid-ul Adha 1437 H in Campus C Universitas Airlangga (UNAIR) ran well and solemnly on Monday morning, September 12. As the imam of the prayer was Ali Tamam,S.Ag. and Prof. Dr. H. Muhamad Nuh, DEA. delivered the sermon. The former Minister of Education and Culture’s sermon was “Idul Qurban 1427 H: Berkorban Melawan Kemiskinan (Sacrificing to Fight Poverty)”.
The congregation was from the academic community and public around the campus. They crowded the yard of Ulul Azmi mosque and Management Office Building UNAIR. UNAIR Rector Prof. Dr. M. Nasih, S.E., M.T., Ak., with other officials were also seen with some deans, director of institutes, lecturers and some students.
After the prayer, the qurbani process was done, there were 12 cows and 19 goats. The meat was distributed to UNAIR staff category 1 and 2, waged and contracted employees also the cleaning service in campus. There were 1,020 listed in total plus hundreds of other packaged meat directly distributed to the people who deserve it.
The sacrificed animals some were from individuals and some from the university management and faculty. It has been an annual tradition. “ Let’s follow our Prophet Muhammad SAW. He once also sacrificed for his followers. Here, the organization sacrificed for the academicicans,” said UNAIR Rector Prof. Nasih. (*)
Author: Bambang Bes
Editor: Rio F. Rachman.