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Sultan of Sokoto declares Sept. 1, as Sallah day

The Sultan of Sokoto and Chairman Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, has declared September 1, 2017 as Eid-el-Kabir day.


This is contained in a statement signed by Prof. Sambo Junaidu, the Chairman, Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs to the Sokoto Sultanate Council.

The declaration followed the sighting of the new moon of Zulhijja on Tuesday. The statement said that following the development, Muslims in Nigeria would observe Friday Sept. 1, as Sallah day.



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