Fasting is said to be continued on Saturday, Eid-el-Fitr to hold Sunday, May 24

The Sultanate Council Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs disclosed on a tweet.

“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.

Abubakar said this in a statement by Prof. Sambo Junaidu the Chairman of Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs of Sultanate Council in Sokoto on Friday.

“The Sultanate Council Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs working in conjunction with the National Moon Sighting Committee did not receive any report of moon slighting in the country.