The Sultanate council advisory committee on religious affairs in conjunction with the National moon sighting committee has announced that they did not receive any report from various moon sighting committees across the country.
In a press release signed by Professor Sambo Wali Junaidu,
The Sultan of Sokoto and thePresident Nigerian Supreme council for Islamic affairs stated that Fasting continue tomorrow and Sunday would now be the first of Shawwal 1441AH, for the celebration of Eid El Fitri marking the end of Ramadan 1441AH.
The statement said the Ramadan fast would reach 30 this year as against preparations earlier made by Muslim faithful to celebrate Eid-el-Fitri tomorrow (Saturday).
“Saturday will be the last day of the sacred holy month of Ramadan and Eid-el-Fitr will take place on Sunday,” the royal court and the supreme court said, quoted by the official Saudi Press Agency.
Religious authorities in Jerusalem, Egypt, Jordan, Syria, Qatar, and Lebanon also said that Eid would come up on Sunday.