What is the reference for this narration?
Sayyiduna Abu Sa’id Al Khudri (radiyallahu ‘anhu) relates that Rasulullah (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said: “If three of you set out on a journey, you should appoint one of you as the amir [leader].”
Imam Abu Dawud (rahimahullah) has recorded this Hadith.
(Sunan Abi Dawud, Hadith: 2601. Also see Hadith: 2602)
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