Q: If a parent did not do aqeeqah for a child because of poverty, the father being non-Muslim, then should this child make his own aqeeqah when he can afford to?
A: It is permissible for him to do his aqeeqah later on during his life.
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
Mufti Zakaria Makada
Checked & Approved:
Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)