Muslims begin Ramadan fast

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Muslims in Nigeria will today, Thursday 18th June(1436AH) join their counterparts around the world to commence this year’s Ramadan fast.

This follows the declaration of moon-sighting by the President-General, Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, NSCIA and Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, Wednesday night.
The month long dawn-to-dusk fasting, intense prayer and nightly feasts otherwise known as iftar, is being observed across the world.
Addressing newsmen in his palace, the Sultan stated that, Thursday June 18, marks the beginning of Ramadan 1436 A.H, urging Muslims to use the 29 or 30-day period to offer prayer for peace and development of the …Read More

Source:: New Mail