CRESCENT SIGHTING FOR JUMADAL-AKHIRA 1445AH
Date: 27th Jumadal–Ula 1445 AH
11th December 2023
The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) under the leadership of its President-General and Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alh. Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, CFR. mni, enjoins the Muslim Ummah in Nigeria to look out for the crescent of Jumadal-Akhira 1445AH after sunset on Wednesday, 29th Jumadal-Ula 1445AH (i.e., 13th December 2023).
Scientifically, the expected time for the conjunction of the moon on Wednesday, 13th December 2023 is 12:32 a.m. Nigerian time. It is important to note that the moon appears and can be sighted usually long (even bearing other environmental factors) after the conjunction had taken place.
Prof. Salisu Shehu
Deputy Secretary General