The muslims have commenced there yearly fasting as urged by the Sultan of Sokoto.
The sultan of sokoto on seeing the new moon urged the muslims in the fedreation to pertake in the fasting.
According to him, the sighting of the new Moon had been duly verified by the National Moon Sighting Committee, and that of Sokoto.
In his words, Abubakar said, ”Today, 29th Day of Shaaban, 1437 AH, equivalent to June 5, 2016, therefore marks the end of Shaaban.
”Therefore, tomorrow, June 6, 2016, is equivalent to the 1st of Ramadan,1437 AH.”he added.
The Sultan appealed to Nigerians to intensify their acts of worship during the month-long fasting.
Abubakar further called on the Muslim Ummah to fervently pray for the nation’s leaders to succeed, at all levels.
He also urged the Muslim Ummah to pray for sustained peace, unity of Nigeria and the world, as well as inter- religious harmony.=================================== ***CONNECT WITH US***
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