Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar

Sultan of Sokoto and President general, Nigeria Supreme Council on Islamic Affairs Alhaji Muhamad Sa’ad Abubakar has declared today, Wednesday the 16th of December 2020 as the first of Jimada ula 1442 AH.

A statement signed by the Secretary, moon sighting committee at the sultanate council Alhaji Yahaya Muhamad Boyi said this followed receipt of reports on sighting of the Jimada ula crescent last night being the twenty ninth of Rabi’u thani 1442 AH.

Yahaya Umar Balarabe