Sultan directs Muslims to commence Ramadan fast on June 18

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The Sultan of Sokoto Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III on Wednesday announced the sighting of the new month of Ramadan, 1436AH.

Consequently, Abubakar directed the Muslim Ummah in Nigeria to commence the Ramadan fast on Thursday, June 18 which is equivalent to the Ramadan 1, 1436 AH.

NAN reports that, the Sultan announced the sighting of the new moon of Ramadan in a broadcast to the Muslim Ummah in Sokoto on Wednesday night.

Abubakar said, various reports for the sighting of the new moon were received from Muslim leaders and organisations across the country, which were duly verified and authenticated by the National moon sighting committee.

The Sultan implored the Muslim Ummah to devote themselves to worship and offer fervent prayers for the new leadership in Nigeria to succeed in steering the affairs of the country.

Abubakar also called on the Muslims to use the Holy month of Ramadan to re-dedicate themselves to the teachings of Islam and continue to live peacefully with one another irrespective of religious and tribal differences.

 

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Posted on June, 18 2015

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