Somali Scholars warn against the celebration of Valentine Day

Somali religious leaders have strongly warned against the celebration of valentine day in the country saying it is contrary to Islamic religious beliefs.

Shiekh Mohamud Ow Abdulle has warned the young population against the celebration saying it is against Islamic teachings.

He said the youths should avoid the event to respect the teachings of the religion.

There are various events organized in the Somali capital to celebrate the event on Saturday 14th February.