Sultan of Sokoto Announces Sighting of the Moon and Start of Ramadan 1439AH in Nigeria

Sultan of Sokoto Announces Sighting of the Moon and Start of Ramadan 1439AH in Nigeria

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) headed by the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III has announced the sighting of the new moon and start of Ramadan in Nigeria tomorrow,  Thursday,  May 17.

The pronouncement by the Sultan was broadcast on national television (NTA) and local stations.

A post on NSCIA’s Facebook page also confirmed the news.

 

 

 

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