A member of the 2021 moon sighting committee, Simwal Usman Jibril says fasting continues in Nigeria on Wednesday May 12, 2021 as Shawwal crescent was not sighted on Tuesday.
Jibril posted on his official tweeter handle that Wednesday would now be 30th day of Ramadan.
According to him, an official statement from the Sultanate will be released on the development.
With the extension of fasting, Eid El- fitri will now hold on Thursday May 13, 2021
The federal government had on Monday May 10 declared Wednesday 13 and Thursday 14 May, 2021 as public holidays for the sallah celebration.