Sultan finally announces end of Ramadan fasting, Friday as Eid-el-Fitri

By Imam Moromoke

Sultan Muhammad Abubakar Saad, president of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSIA), says the crescent to mark the end of Ramadan fasting has been sighted.

In a broadcast on Thursday, Saad, the Sultan of Sokoto, said his office received information on the sighting of the moon to end the fasting, announcing that Friday, April 21 is the Eid-el-Fitri celebration.


Ibrahim Sheriff is the Editor of Fresh Insight and former Special Assistant on Media to the Speaker, Kwara state House of Assembly. Although a management science researcher by training, he has over five years experience of practice in Journalism, Public Relations and Communication Strategy. Sheriff holds a Masters Degree in Finance and Bachelors Degree in Banking and Finance from Kwara state University, Malete. He has Certificates in Digital Journalism, Enterprise Creation and Skill Acquisition (ECSA) and Basic Econometrics Data Analysis, as well as Bank of Industry (BoI) Certificate in Business Management. He is also a holder of Diploma in Cooperative Studies from Kwara state Polytechnic, Ilorin.

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