Ramadan Starts Tomorrow, Monday – Sultan Of Sokoto

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The Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Abubakar Sa’ad III has declared tomorrow, Monday, as Ramadan 1, 1440 A.H, marking the beginning of the month-long compulsory fast.

The Amir-ul-Mu’mineen of the Nigerian Muslims and Sultan of Sokoto made the announcement via @moonsightingng, the official Twitter handle of the National Moon Sitting Committee of the NSCIA at exactly 8: 29pm (Nigerian time).

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While making the announcement from his palace in Sokoto, Sultan Abubakar said the new crescent of Ramadan was sighted in Minna, Niger State and Birnin Kudu, Jigawa State.

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