Fasting to continue as Eid-el-Fitri holds Sunday

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By Umar Salam.

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has announced that the 2020 Eid-el-Fitri celebration will hold on Sunday, May 24.

The National Moonsighting Committee of the NSCIA, had in a tweet a few moments ago disclosed that no moon was sighted in the country on Friday.

It added that the Ramadan fast would reach 30 this year as against preparations earlier made by Muslim faithful to celebrate Eid on Saturday.

“There was no positive sighting report of the Shawwal crescent in Nigeria, tomorrow is 30th Ramadan. An official statement from the Sultanate will be released shortly”, the tweet read

Meanwhile, a statement earlier released by Saudi authorities noted that, “Saturday will be the last day of the sacred holy month of Ramadan and Eid-el-Fitr will take place on Sunday.”

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