Sultan Directs Muslims to Look Out for New Moon of Safar

Nasir  Malali FRCN

His eminence the Sultan of Sokoto Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III has directed the Muslims ummah in the  country to start looking out for the new moon of Safar ,One thousand four hundred and forty three after hijira, on Tuesday the seventh of September 2021, equivalent to 29th of Muharram.

This is contained in a statement signed by the chairman advisory committee on religious affairs, Sultanate council Sokoto state, Professor Sambo wali Junaidu.

The statement says if the moon is sighted, the information should be forwarded to the nearest district or village head for onwards communication to the Sultan.

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