As Ramadan begins today, the Sultan of Sokoto calls for prayers against insecurity.

Sa’ad Abubakar, the Sultan of Sokoto and the spiritual head of the Muslims in Nigeria, has proclaimed Monday, March 11, 2024, to be the first day of Ramadan.

The moon was visible in practically every region of the nation earlier on Sunday, the Sultan stated, “signifying tomorrow, March 11, as the first day of Ramadan 1445, as it is the 29th day of the Month of Shaban.”

The Sultan stated, “We received the information from Muslim authorities throughout the nation, and we acknowledge the sighting of the moon properly.

He urged all Muslims in the nation to begin fasting today in accordance with Islamic principles.

He asked Muslims to pray during this Ramadan to stop the nation’s growing insecurity.

He urged all Muslims to pray during Ramadan for the leaders to carry out their responsibilities without fear of God.

In addition, he exhorted all Muslims within and outside the nation to observe the fast in the utmost awe of God and urged the wealthy to provide food for the poor during the Holy Month.

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