– The Sultan of Sokoto state, Alhaji Sa’advert Abubakar III, has urged Nigerian Muslims to start out looking for the brand new moon of Ramadan
– Abubakar made this identified on Sunday, April 11, in an announcement issued by NSCIA
– Sahaban, the eighth month of Muslim, might finish on Monday, April 12
The president-general of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Sa’advert Abubakar III, has urged Muslims within the nation to look out for the crescent (moon) of Ramadan 1442AH from Monday, April 12.
Vanguard experiences that Abubakar gave the directive on Sunday, April 11, in an announcement issued by Prof. Sambo Junaidu, the chairman, advisory committee on non secular affairs, Sultanate Council, Sokoto.
Legit.ng gathered that the NSCIA additionally rolled out modalities for the sighting of the brand new moon to sign the graduation of this yr’s Ramadan quick.
Leadership additionally experiences that the assertion detailed the phone contacts and electronic mail addresses of 33 Islamic leaders in numerous localities throughout the nation, who may be contacted to report a reputable constructive sighting of the Ramadan crescent.
Based on the report, they handle embrace: Muhammad Rabiu Salahudeen with phone no: 08035740333 and electronic mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Sheikh Abdur Rasheed Mayaleke, Phone: 08035050804, E-mail: email@example.com; Dr. Ganiy I. Agbaje, Phone: 08028327463 and 08057752980, E-mail: Ganiy.firstname.lastname@example.org, amongst others.
The council, subsequently, felicitated with the complete Muslim ummah on the auspicious event of Ramadan, 1442 A.H. and enjoins all Muslims to be prayerful unto Allah, particularly within the month of Ramadan, to assist Nigeria and the world, usually, overcome the present COVID-19 pandemic and the assorted extant and palpable safety challenges.
The council additionally suggested Muslims within the nation that as they await the announcement for the graduation of the Ramadan quick, to be vigilant and take further safety and well being measures to guard themselves, family members and neighbours.
In the meantime, Legit.ng had beforehand reported that the Sultan of Sokoto and the President General NSCIA, Alhaji Sa’advert Abubakar III, has declared Monday, March 15, as the primary day of Sha’aban 1442AH.
It was reported that Abubakar made the declaration in an announcement by Prof. Sambo Junaidu, Chairman, Advisory Committee on Non secular Affairs, Sultanate Council, Sokoto.