The National Space Research and Development Agency says the new moon is expected to be appear on Wednesday in various cities across the nation.
In a statement by Head of Media, Mr. Felix Ale, the agency said the moon would be seen on Wednesday with the first crescent in Abuja appearing at 6.45pm to 7.15pm with sunrise at 6.22am and sunset at 6.42pm.
Ale said, “From the far North, Maiduguri’s appearance of first crescent will be between 7.23pm to 7.53pm, with sunrise at 5.57am and sunset at 6.21pm. Kano and Katsina will experience the first crescent at 7.14pm to 7.44pm, and 6.46pm to 7.16pm respectively, Punch reports.
“The sunrise for Kano will be 6.15am and sunset 6.40pm, and for Kastina, the sun will rise at 6.18am and set at 6.44pm.”
The agency said all relevant authorities should take note of the moon conditions for the appearance of the first crescent.