Eid-il-Fitr: FG declares Friday, Monday public holidays

Eid al Fitr 2018 Has the moon been sighted

The fasting is created to allow Muslims to concentrate on their faith and devotion to Allah.

NAIJ.com earlier reported that President Muhammadu Buhari, in the evening of Monday, June 4, broke the Ramadan fast with state governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in his official residence inside Aso Rock, the seat of power in Abuja.

The dawn is about to rise on Eid Al-fitr but when does it begin exactly?

The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources has declared that the holidays will begin from Thursday, June 14, and the festival will be celebrated on Friday.

Eid ul-Fitr falls on the first day of the month of Shawwal, which is the only day in that month when Muslims are not permitted to fast. Moreover, Meethi Eid has got people to prepare traditional Eid desserts for their family and friends.

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Misalignment of the Gregorian and Islamic calendars means that Ramadan and Eid will be pushed back 11 days each year.

The occasion marks the end of the Islamic holy month fasting of Ramadan. Eid ul Fitr 2018 Date India: When is Eid ul Fitr in 2018?

Eid 2018 is nearly here and we couldn't be more excited.

How do you celebrate Eid? Many Muslims also recite the takbir, which is the declaration of faith, on their way to the prayer ground and take part in Zakat al-Fitr (charitable contributions).

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