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Sultan issues new directive to Muslims

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The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Saturday directed the Muslim Ummah to look out for the new moon of Safar 1441AH from Sunday, Sept. 29.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the sighting of the moon will usher in the second month of the Islamic Year.

Abubakar made the call in a statement signed and issued to newsmen in Sokoto by Prof. Sambo Junaidu, Chairman, Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs, Sultanate Council, Sokoto.

“This is to inform the Muslim Ummah that Sunday, September 29, 2019, which is equivalent to 29th day of Muharram 1441AH, shall be the day to look for the new moon of Safar 1441AH.

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“Muslims are, therefore, requested to start looking for the new moon and report its sighting to the nearest district or village head for onward communication to the Sultan,” it said.

The Sultan prayed for Allah’s help to all Muslims in the discharge of their religious duties.


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