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It’s Official, Nigeria to celebrate Eid-el-Fitri today

The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs has announced that the new moon for the Islamic month of Shawwal has been sighted.

The head of the NSCIA and Sultan of Sokoto, Saad Abubakar, confirmed the sighting of the moon on Thursday night.

He announced Friday for the celebration of the Islamic festival, Eid-el-Fitr.

Nigeria will thus join other countries like Saudi Arabia, Qatar and UAE for the celebration on Friday.

The federal government had declared Friday and next Monday as public holidays to celebrate the Islamic festival.

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