fractureing: Sultan of Sokoto declares Friday June 15 as Sallah day
The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar, has declared Friday, June 15, as Sallah day following the sighting of the new moon for the Islamic month of Shawwal.
The Sultan’s announcement is sequel to a tweet by the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) on Thursday, June 14, about the impending official announcement on the new moon sighting.
“There have been positive sightings of the Shawwal crescent in Nigeria. His Eminence, the Sultan of Sokoto, will make an official announcement shortly. Eid Mubarak.” the council headed by the Sultan of Sokoto said.
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Daily Trust reports that the Monarch said the new crescent was sighted in Borno, Sokoto, Kaduna, Plateau, Kano, Nasarawa among others.
He noted that the reports about the sighting of the new moon of Shawwal in many places across the country.
Sa’ad Abubakar prayed Allah to answer all the prayers for the leaders and the country and called on Muslims to live in peace with one another irrespective to their differences.