Month Of Dhul-Hijja

President General, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs and Sultan of Sokoto Muhammad Saad Abubakar directs Muslims to lookout for the Crescent.

The Sultan in a statement says “This is to inform the Muslim Ummah that, Sunday 18th June, which is equivalent to 29th day of Dhul-Qadah shall be the day to look for the new moon of Dhul-Hijjah 1444 AH.

“Muslims are therefore requested to start looking for the new moon on Sunday and report its sighting to the nearest District or village Head for onward communication to the Sultan,”

Arafat is observed on the 9th of Zhul-Hijja while Eid-Kabir will be celebrated on the 10th.