Ramadan: Look out for moon on Monday – Sultan tells Muslims

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has told Muslim Ummah to look out for the new moon that announces the start of Ramadan 1442AH from Monday.

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This was contained in a statement issued by Prof. Sambo Junaidu, Chairman, Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs, Sultanate Council, Sokoto.

“This is to inform the Muslim Ummah that Monday, April 12, which is equivalent to the 29th day of Sha’aban 1442AH shall be the day to look for the new moon of Ramadan 1442AH.

“Muslim are, therefore, requested to start looking for the crescent moon on Monday and report its sighting to the nearest District or Village Head for onward communication to the Sultan,’’ the statement read.

The Sultan prayed Allah to assist Muslims in the discharge of their religious duty.

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