The sultanate council in Sokoto has declared friday the fifteenth of January 2021 as the first day of Jumada thaani 1442 A.H.

The sultanate council in Sokoto has declared friday the fifteenth of January 2021 as the first day of Jumada thaani 1442 A.H.

A statement by the chairman advisory committee on religious affairs at the council Professor Sambo Wali Junaid said this followed reciept of report of non sighting of the Jumada thaani crescent last Wednesday night by the various moon sighting committees across the country.

It further stated that his eminence,the sultan of Sokoto has therefore approved the report presented to him by the National moon sighting committee, and accordingly declared next friday as the first of day of rabi’u thaani 1442 AH.

Yahaya Balarabe.

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