Connect with us


Monday is Eid-El-Filtr, Sultan declares after sighting Moon



The Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, has declared Monday as the first day of Shawwal.

He made the declaration after receiving no positive sighting claims from members of the National moonsighting committee and other Emirates.

This was released in a statement on Saturday evening by Secretary of the National Moon Sighting Committee (NMSC) Mallam Yahaya Muhammad Boyi.

It reads in part: “The Sultanate Council Sokoto, has declared Monday 2/5/2022 as the first day of Shuwal 1443 AH.”

It means Muslims would celebrate the eid-el-fitri on Monday being the first day of Shawwal