Sultan of Sokoto Alh. Sa’ad Abubakar (the third)

His Eminence, the Sultan of Sokoto, Alh. Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar has declared Tuesday 10th August, 2021 as the First Day of the Month of Almuharram, 1443AH

In a Statement Signed by Prof. Sambo Wali Junaidu, Chairman, Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs, Sultanate Council Sokoto, said, the Committee did not receive any report from various moon sighting committees across the country thereby making Monday 9th August, 2021 as the 30th Muharram, 1442AH.

“His Eminence, Alh. Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar CFR, mni, the Sultan of Sokoto and President General, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has accepted the report and accordingly declared Tuesday 10th August, 2021 as the First Day of Muharram, 1443AH” The Statement Said.

The Sultan who urged Muslim Ummah to continue to pray for peace, Progress and Development of the country, has felicited with Muslim for the Islamic new year.