Nasir Malali FRCN
His Eminence the Sultan of Sokoto and President-General, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs has Alh. Muhammad Saad Abubakar has declared Tuesday the tenth of August 2021 as the first day of Muharram 1443 AH.
In a statement signed by the Chairman, Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs, Sultanate Council, Sokoto State, Prof. Sambo Wali Junaidu, Wazirin Sokoto says this followed a report by the committee of non-sighting of the new moon of Muharram.
The sultan felicitates Nigerian Muslims and wishes them Allah’s guidance and blessings and urged them to continue to pray for the peace and unity of the country.