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Sunday, 25 June 2017

Sultan Of Sokoto confirms the end of fasting, declares today Eid day

According to Sultan of Sokoto and President-General Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, today, Sunday June 25, 2017 equivalent of Shawwal 1 has been declared Sallah Day.
Declaring the new moon on Saturday night at his Palace in Sokoto, Alhaji Abubakar said the new moon was sighted in parts of the country including Borno, Yobe and Adamawa. 

He therefore asked Muslims all over Nigeria to cease to fast as it is not permitted to fast on Sallah day.  The Sultan congratulated the Muslims for successful completion of the month-long fasting period and urged them to keep alive the lessons if Ramadan even after fasting is over.  

Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, and other Arab countries also announced on Saturday that Sunday will be the first day of Eid al-Fitr 1438.  Oman, however, has not sighted the moon, and thus declared Monday June 26 as the first day of Eid al-Fitr.

Eid al-Fitr, which means “festival of breaking the fast”, marks the end of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan, it is an official holiday in all Muslim-majority countries.

13 comments:

Joyous babe,Linda Ikeji First Cousin said...

Happy Eid al-frti to all my Muslim friends out there.

Anonymous said...

No wonder,there have been bombing here and there

Alloy Chikezie said...

Happy Eid al-fitr to all Muslim.

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Papa Adindu said...

These ppl just wan islamize these country..everytym they celebrate & fast yet na dem kill pass..jonsn ppl

Sirmuel said...

Y dey no dey Eva sight the moon in Enugu or Aba? Tribalistic set of buffons

NaijaDeltaBabe said...

Happy sallah to them


... Merited happiness

NaijaDeltaBabe said...

Happy sallah to them


... Merited happiness

Vivian Reginalds said...

GOOD FOR THEM
-D great anonymous now as Vivian Reginalds

Anonymous said...

Abeg leave them make dem dey site am for there o before dem carry the bomb come meet us for South

harun said...

Ignorance is a disease....go back to skul.

harun said...

Ignorance is a disease...U kip mute wen u Dnt know what to say...

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