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Sultan Directs Muslims To Look Out For Crescent Of Dhul-Hijjah



The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), yesterday, directed the Muslim Ummah to look out for the crescent of Dhul Hijjah 1445 AH from today.

The Sultan of Sokoto Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, who is the President-General of the body, issued the directive in a statement.

The NSCIA said: “This is to inform the Muslim Ummah that June 6, which is equivalent to the 29th day of Dhul-Qidah 1445 AH, shall be the day to look for the new moon of Dhul-Hijjah 1445 AH.

“Muslims are, therefore, requested to start looking for the new moon of Dhul-Hijjah on Thursday and report its sighting to the nearest District or Village Head for onward communication to the Sultan.”

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