Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs confirms continuation of Ramadan fast on Wednesday, 12th

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) – under the leadership of its President-General and Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alh. Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, CFR, mni – wishes to inform the Nigerian Muslim Ummah that there was no proven report of the sighting of the crescent of Shawwal, 1442 AH on the 29th of Ramadan, 1442 AH.

A statement by the
Deputy Secretary-General,
Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs,
Professor Salisu Shehu states that Ramadan fast will continue tomorrow Wednesday, 12th May 2021 as the 30th day of Ramadan.

It states that Thursday 13th May, 2021 is declared as 1st of Shawwal, 1442 AH and the day of Eid-il-fitr.

The Council prays that Almighty Allah accept our fasting and other virtuous acts in Ramadan and grant us all peaceful and blissful Eid celebrations.

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