The Sultan of Sokoto Alh Muhammad Saad Abubakar has declared this Sunday as the first day of Zulqi’ida 1439 After Hijra.
In a statement by the Chairman of Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs to the Sultanate Council, Professor Sambo Wali Junaidu on Saturday in Sokoto.
According to the statement, the Sultanate Council did not receive any report confirming the sighting of the new moon on Friday, the 29th day of Shawwal 1439 After Hijra.
It however affirms that, this Sunday is the 1st day of Zulqi’ida 1439 years After Hijra.
ABBA/ Abdulrahman Bayaro