The Sultanate Council Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs in conjunction with the National Moon Sighting Committee did not receive any report from various Moon Sighting Committees across the Country confirming the sighting of the New Moon of Shawwal 1441AH
- His Eminence, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar CFR, mnl the Sultan of Sokoto and President General, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has accepted the report and accordingly declared Sunday
24 May 2020 as the first day of Shawwal 1441AH. (Day of Eid-El-Fitr).
- His Eminence, the Sultan felicitates with the Nigeria Muslim Ummah and wishes them Allah’s guidance and blessings. The Sultan while urging the Muslim Ummah to continue to pray for peace, progress and development of the Country, he also wishes all Muslims a happy Eid-El-Fitr. May Allah (SWT) accept our religious deeds, amin.
Prof. Sambo Wall Junaidu Wazirin Sokoto Chairman, Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs, Sultanate Council, Sokoto