The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has announced the sighting of the moon on Tuesday.
The announcement which was made on twitter says Wednesday is the first day of Dhul Hijja.
Dhul Hijjah crescent was sighted in different locations in Nigeria this evening, some of the locations are: Abuja, Jalingo, Ilorin, Lafia, Minna and Misau. Tomorrow is the 1st day of Dhul Hijjah, the Sultanate will release an official statement inshaallah.
— National Moonsighting Committee Nigeria (@moonsightingng) July 21, 2020
Other twitter users also confirmed the sighting of the crescent in different parts of Nigeria.
Abdul-alim, Taraba State;
I also sighted it here in Wukari, Taraba State. Taqabbalallahu minna wa minkum
— Engr. Abdul-Alim (@aig_alim) July 21, 2020
Mas’ud, Ilorin, Kwara State
I sighted the moon in Ilorin.
اللهُ أَكْـبَر، اللّهُمَّ أَهِلَّـهُ عَلَيْـنا بِالأمْـنِ وَالإيمـان، والسَّلامَـةِ والإسْلام، وَالتَّـوْفيـقِ لِما تُحِـبُّ وَتَـرْضـى، رَبُّنـا وَرَبُّكَ الله
— AS. MAS'UD (@ItzMasud) July 21, 2020
Ogbomoso, Oyo State
I sighted it today at Ogbomoso, Oyo State ba'da solatul Moghrib
— YourOnlineScientist (@BusariAbdullat3) July 21, 2020
I also sighted it here at Malumfashi, Katsina State. Welcome to Dhul hijjah in Advance🤓
— Haruna B. Yawale (@Hbyawale1) July 21, 2020