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New Year: Sultan directs Muslims to look for new moon

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The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, had directed the Muslim Ummah to look for the new moon of Muharram 1441AH from Friday Aug. 30.
which is equivalent to 29th day of Zulhijja 1440AH, shall be the day to look for the new moon of Muharram 1441AH.

“Muslims are, therefore,  requested to start looking for the new moon and report its sighting to the nearest district or village head for onward communication to the Sultan,” it said

The Sultan prayed for Allah’s help to all Muslims in the discharge of their religious duties.

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