The Sultanate Council in Sokoto, Northwest Nigeria, has declared Monday, June 29, 2023, to be the first day of Zul-Hijjah 1444 AH.
As a result, Eidul Adha 1444 AH will fall on Wednesday, June 28, 2023.
His Eminence, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, Sultan of Sokoto and President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs, wishes the entire Muslim Ummah a merry Eid-Al Adha Mubarak in advance.
Today’s date is Monday 1st Dhul Hijjah 1444H /19th June 2023.
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