Ramadan: Saudi Arabia announce moon sighting, Nigerians wait on Sultan

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The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has confirmed the sighting of the lunar month of Ramadan.

This announcement signals the beginning of the Islamic lengthy fasting.

The Kingdom revealed its X platform, @Haramaininfo, on Sunday.

The tweets partly read, “Crescent of Ramadan 1445/2024 has been sighted in Saudi Arabia!

“Subsequently, Ramadan 1445/2024 begins tomorrow, 11 March 2024.

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs has announced the tentative dates of March 11 and March 12, 2024, as the commencement dates for the annual Ramadan fast, pending the sighting of the moon after sunset on Sunday, March 10.

In a statement by Prof Salisu Shehu, Deputy Secretary General of the NSCIA, the Council urged Muslim Ummah to search for the crescent of Ramadan 1445 on the given date, equivalent to 29th Sha’aban 1445 AH.

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