The Sultanate Council Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs in Conjunction with the National Moon Sighting said it did not receive any report from various committees across the country confirming sighting of the New moon of. SHAWWAL, 1443AH.

This was contained in a Press Release signed and made available to journalists by Professor Sambo Wali Junaidu, Chairman, Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs, Sultanate Council Sokoto.

The statement said “Sunday 1st May, 2022 is the 30th day of Ramadan, 1443AH”

“His Eminence, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’adu Abubakar CFR, mni, the sultan of Sokoto and President General, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has accepted the report and accordingly declared Monday, 2nd May 2022 as the first day of Shawwal 1443AH. (Day of Eid-El-Fitr)”  Prof Wali Affirmed.

The Sultan who facilitates with Nigerian Muslim Ummah and wishes them Allah’s guidance and blessings, he also urged them to continue to pray for peace, progress and development of the country.  He wishes all Muslims happy Eid-El-Fitr.