“Security remains the bedrock of any societal development. As such, strengthening it will enable us to excel,” Mr Abubakar said in his Eid-ul-Adha message.
In his announcement, Sultan Abubakar asked the Nigerian Muslim community to observe Eid l-fitr celebration on Friday, 21st of April, to mark the end of Ramadan, 1444 (2023).
He said that Wednesday, March 22, which is the 29th Day of Sha’aban 1444 AH, should be the day for Muslims to look out for the new moon of Ramadan 1444 AH.
Sultan Sa’ad Abubakar was speaking at an Eid-el-Fitr lunch organised for 171 Orphans from Borno, Yobe and Sokoto states.
During the month of Muharram, warfare is forbidden in Islam and Muslims believed that devotion in the sacred months attracted a lot of reward from Almighty Allah.