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Look out for Ramadan crescent on Sunday, National Moon Sighting Committee tells Muslims

Look out for Ramadan crescent on Sunday, National Moon Sighting Committee tells Muslims

The National Moon Sighting Committee (NMSC) of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs ( NSCIA) has asked Muslims in the country to look out for the Ramadan crescent on Sunday.

Professor Usman A. El-Nafaty made the statement on behalf of the committee.

He said:”Coming Sunday, 5th May 2019G is the 29th of Sha’baan 1440H and hence the first day to look for the crescent of Ramadan
1440H.”

He urged Muslims further to “Please do endeavor to look for the crescent on Sunday 29th of Sha’baan 1440H (5th May 2019G) and kindly notify us of the results.”

Members of the NMSC who can be contacted for information and clarification include, Sheikh Tahir Bauchi on 08032103733, 08033058201; Sheikh Kabirullah Kabara on 08035537382; Sheikh Habeebullah Adam Al-Ilory 08023126335; Mallam Simwal Usman Jibrin on 08033140010; Sheikh   Salihu Yaaqub on 07032558231; Dr. Ganiyy Agbaje 08028327463, 08057752980; among others.

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