Breaking: Sultan announces the beginning of Ramadan


The Sultan of Sokoto and Head of the Muslim community in Nigeria, Alhaji Sa’ad Muhammadu Abubakar, has announced the commencement of Ramadan with effect from  tomorrow, Monday June 6, 2016
The Sultan made the announcement  during a live telecast monitored on NTA where he wished all muslims well.
This was after the moon had been sighted in parts of Katsina and Zamfara State and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
The announcement in Nigeria is coming hours after Saudi Arabia announced the sighting of the moon and the commencement of fasting from Monday.
Ramadan is the holy Islamic month when a 30-day fasting is observed.

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