Sunday, 25 June 2017

Sultan declares end to Ramadan, Sunday Eid-el-Fitr Day

Today ​Sunday June 25 equivalent of Shawwal 1 is Sallah, Sultan of Sokoto and President-General Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, has said. The Sultan of Sokoto Declaring the new moon Saturday night at his Palace in Sokoto, Alhaji Abubakar said the new moon was sighted in parts of the country including Borno, Yobe and Adamawa. He therefore asked Muslims all over Nigeria to cease to fast as it is not permitted to fast on Sallah day.

The Sultan congratulated the Muslims for successful completionof the month long fasting period and urged them to keep alive the lessons of Ramadan even after fasting is over.

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