Sultan Declares Friday 2018 Eid-El-Fitr Day
The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has declared tomorrow, 15th of June, 2018 as the day to mark the Eid-el-Fitr, and the end of Ramadan fast for this year.
The Sultan announced the sighting of the new moon of the month Shawwal in a broadcast in Sokoto today.
Abubakar said that the new moon was sighted in parts of Kaduna, Katsina, Kano, Borno, Jigawa, Nassarawa, Plateau and Sokoto States among others.
The Islamic month of Shawwal comes after the 29 or 30 days of the month of Ramadan when Muslims across the world observe a month long fasting.