The President Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, and Sultan of Sokoto Muhammad Sa‘ad Abubakar declares Monday 19th June 2023 as the 1st day of Zul-Hijjah 1444 AH.
This follows the sighting of the new Crescent signifying the end of the month of Zul-Qida
He therefore announced that Wednesday 28th June 2023 will be the day of Eidul Adha 1444 AH Eid Kabir.
Saudi Authorities have also declared Tuesday, 27th of June 2023 as the day of Arafat.
The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa‘ad Abubakar, wishes the entire Muslims happy Eidul Adha Mubarak