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Eid-el-Fitr Announcement: Fasting Continues as Crescent Not Sighted in Saudi Arabia

Boom RadioNG | April 8, 2024
Eid-el-Fitr Announcement: Fasting Continues as Crescent Not Sighted in Saudi Arabia

In a recent tweet by the Haramain, it was confirmed that the crescent moon signaling the end of the Holy month of Ramadan was not sighted in Saudi Arabia. As a result, Muslims will celebrate Eid-el-Fitr on Wednesday, 10th April 2024.

The observer of the crescent, Abdullah Al-Khudairi, explained that the sighting was challenging due to cloud cover.

Eid-el-Fitr Announcement: Fasting Continues as Crescent Not Sighted in Saudi Arabia

Eid-el-Fitr Announcement: Fasting Continues as Crescent Not Sighted in Saudi Arabia

Meanwhile, the Nigerian government has declared Tuesday, April 9th, and Wednesday, April 10th, 2024, as holidays to mark the Eid-el-Fitr celebrations. The Minister of Interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, extended congratulations to all Muslim faithful for the successful completion of the fasting period and encouraged them to embrace the virtues of kindness, love, tolerance, peace, and compassion.

Written by Boom RadioNG

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