'Fast starts tomorrow,' Sultan of Sokoto declares

The sultan, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar ‎III, said the commencement of the fast followed reports of sighting of the moon across various states of the federation.

Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III

1438 AH marks the commencement of the Muslims' Ramadan fast.

The Sultan made the announcement on Friday, May 26, in his palace in Sokoto.

Abubakar said the commencement of the fast followed reports of sighting of the moon  across various states of the federation which marked the end of the month of Shaaban 1438.

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