Breaking: Sultan announces Tuesday as first day of Ramadan

The Sultan of Sokoto and chairman of Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Saad Abubakar III, has today called on all Muslims to commence fasting on Tuesday as he confirms the siting of the Ramadan moon this evening.

The moon was sighted on Tuesday in Saudi Arabia and many other Arab countries, whose officials have equally announced Tuesday, April 13, as the first day of Ramadan 2021.

Globally, Muslims observe 30 days or 29 days of lent during which food, drink, smoking and other activities, including sexual intercourse is forbidden from dawn to sunset.

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