He admitted that officially announcement to terminate Ramadan fast would be done by the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar in line with Islamic tradition.
The agency explained that the first astronomical lunar crescent on Sunday would have Port Harcourt, Adamawa, Maiduguri, Taraba, and Damaturu as first to witness the appearance of the first young Lunar Crescent at about 6:29 pm concurrently to 7:20 pm; while the Lunar Crescent will be sighted lastly in Sokoto State between 7:49 pm – 8:40 pm.
The statement said: “All other states of the federation will experience the Lunar Crescent between the estimated time of 6:29 pm and 8:40 pm on June 25.
“The results released by the Agency indicate precise dates, appearance time of the first crescent, sunset as well as moon set time for all the states capital of the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory.
“In Abuja for instance, the first Lunar crescent will appear between 7:37 pm and 8:28 pm, with sunset at about 6:56 pm, and moon set at about 8:28 pm. While in Kano the appearance of the first lunar crescent will be experienced between 7:34 pm – 8:25 pm, with sunset and moonset at about 6:54 pm and 8:35 pm respectively.
The first lunar crescent will appear in Katsina between the hours of 7:39 pm to 8:30 pm with sunset and moonset at about 6:59 pm and 8:30 pm. The Lunar crescent for Enugu is between 7:29 pm – 8:21 pm, while in Kaduna it will be between 7:36 pm and 8:27 pm. The sun and the moon are expected to set in Enugu at about 6:55 pm and 8:27 pm, and they will expectedly set in Kaduna at about 6:48 pm and 7:41 pm.
“The Southwest states of Lagos and Ibadan will expectedly experience the first Lunar crescent between 7:46 pm and8:39 pm, and 7:45 pm and 8:37 pm respectively. And the sun will set in these states at about 7:04 pm and 8:39 pm, while the moon will set at about 7:04 pm and 8:37 pm respectively.” SHARE YOUR STORY WITH US VIA EMAIL: INFO@247NIGERIANEWSUPDATE.CO RECEIVE NEWS VIA OUR WHATSAPP, KINDLY TEXT +234 701 056 0394 TO ADD YOU CLICK HERE TO JOIN US ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL FOR NEWS UPDATE CLICK HERE TO JOIN US ON TWITTER FOR INSTANT NEWS UPDATE: @247NGNEWSUPDATE CLICK HERE TO JOIN MILLIONS AROUND THE GLOBE TO READ NEWS ON OUR FACEBOOK FAN PAGE FOR INSTANT UPDATES ON INSTAGRAM CLICK HERE RECEIVE INSTANT NEWS UPDATE VIA OUR BBM BROADCAST: D3EDEFDF PLACE YOUR TEXT ADVERT BELOW:>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>