Eid el-Kabir: Sultan asks Muslims to look out for new moon on Thursday

The Sultan of sokoto and President General, Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, said Thursday 6th of June, 2024 is the first day for Muslims to look for the new moon of Dhul Hijja, 1445 AH.

A statement signed by Prof. Sambo Wali Junaidu, Chairman Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs, Sultanate council sokoto, noted that Thursday is the 29th of Dhul’qidah 1445 AH.

According to the statement, the sighting of the new moon should be reported to the nearest district or village heads for onward communication to the sultan.

The Dhul-Hijjah is the 12th month in the Islamic calendar and is considered as one of the sacred months in which Hajj exercise takes place as well as Eid-al-Adha.

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