The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs has disclosed that the 2020 Eid-el-fitr will hold on Sunday as fasting during the month of Ramadan will end on Saturday May 23, 2020.
This was disclosed in a statement issued by the Council on Friday May 22, 2020.
“There was no positive sighting report of the Shawwal crescent in Nigeria, Saturday is 30th Ramadan,” the statement reads.
“An official statement from the Sultanate will be released shortly,” it adds.
The Sultan of Sokoto, Saad Abubakar, is the head of the Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs.
Ramadan is known to be either 29 or 30 days.