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BREAKING: Monday is Eid-El-Filtr, Sultan Declares


The Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, has declared Monday as the first day of Shawwal.

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He made the declaration after receiving no positive sighting claims from members of the National moonsighting committee and other Emirates.

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A terse statement on Saturday evening by Secretary of the National Moon Sighting Committee (NMSC) Mallam Yahaya Muhammad Boyi, reads: “The Sultanate Council Sokoto, has declared Monday 2/5/2022 as the first day of Shuwal 1443 AH.”

It means Muslims would celebrate the eid-el-fitri on Monday being the first day of Shawwal.

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