The Nigeria Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has announced that the Ramadan fast will continue on Wednesday while the Eid-el-Fitr will be on Thursday.
The NSCIA, headed by the Sultan of Sokoto, Saad Abubakar, said this in a statement Tuesday evening on their official Twitter handle.
“There was no positive sighting of Shawwal crescent in Nigeria today, 29th Ramadan 1442 AH (Tuesday, 11th May 2021). Hence, tomorrow is 30th Ramadan 1442 AH (Wednesday, 12th May, 2021) is. #EidAlFitr is Thursday!Details shortly.,” it stated.