12 Aprill 2021 By Shakirat Alabi
The Nigeria Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) under the leadership of the Sultan of Sokoto, Saad Abubakar has declared that the Ramadan fast will continue on Wednesday while the Eid-el-Fitr will be on Thursday.
This is contained in a statement signed by the Deputy Secretary General of NSCIA, Prof Salisu Shehu in Abuja.
The statement says there is no positive sighting of a new crescent moon on Tuesday, therefore the Ramadan fasting continues today, Wednesday 12th May 2021 as the 30th day of Ramadan .
According to the statement ,Consequently thursday 13th May 2021 is hereby declared as 1st Shawwal, 1442 AH and the day of Eid il Fitr
The Statement prays that Allah Accept the fasting and other virtuous acts in Ramadan and grant all Muslims Ummah peaceful and blissful Eid celebration.