It was stated that, in the northern part of the country, particularly in Sokoto.
the lowest degree of obscurity during this natural occurrence will be 45 per cent obscurity whilst in the southern part of the country particularly in Lagos, the highest degree of obsecurity will be about 80 per cent.
â€œIn Lagos, the first contact will occur about 7:15 a.m. while the maximum eclipse will occur around 8:30 a.m. and will end by 10:03 a.m.
â€œThe eclipse is expected to commence in Abuja around 7:17 a.m., with maximum eclipse to be recorded about 8:32 a.m. and the eclipse will end around 10:00 a.m.â€
The annular eclipse will be observed as a partial or near total eclipse across the nation, with Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) expected to be about 60 per cent.
However, Nigerians were persuaded not to see eclipse as a spiritual affair but a natural occurrence that can be predicted accurately by science.
meanwhile, National Space Research and Development AgencyÂ (NASRDA) has put in place strategic ways to accurately make this prediction as part of their mandate.