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Sultan Of Sokoto Declares Continuation Of Ramadan Fast As Moon Was Not Sighted.


President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs who is also the Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has declared Thursday as Eid-il-fitr.

He said since there was no proven report of the sighting of the crescent of Shawwal on Tuesday, Ramadan fast would  continue.

Abubakar disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday by the Deputy Secretary-General, NSCIA, Prof Salisu Shehu, titled ‘Shawwal 1442 AH Press release.”

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