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Crescent Sighting For Dhul-Qa’dah


The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) under the leadership of its President-General and Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alh. Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, CFR, mni, enjoins the Muslim Ummah in Nigeria to look out for the crescent of Dhul-Hijjah 1445AH after sunset on Thursday, 29th Dhul-Qa’dah 1445AH (i.e., 6th June 2024).
Scientifically, the expected time for the conjunction of the moon is on Thursday, 6th June 2024 by 1:38 p.m. Nigerian time. It is important to note that the moon appears and can be sighted usually long (even bearing other environmental factors) after the conjunction has taken place.
Ma-as-salaam!
Signed.
Prof. Salisu Shehu
Deputy Secretary General

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