Jigawa joins Kebbi, others, declare Monday public holiday for Islamic new year

  • Earlier, Governor Nasir Idris of Kebbi StateĀ  declared Monday, July 8, as a public holiday to celebrate the beginning of the new Islamic calendar, 1st Muharram 1446AH
  • Meanwhile, the Oyo State Government has also declared Monday, July 8, 2024, as a work-free day in observance of the Islamic New Year, Hijrah 1446AH.

The Jigawa State Government says it has declared Monday 8 July as work free day to mark the new Islamic Year 1446AH.

This is disclosed in a statement signed by the State Head of Civil Service, Muhammad K Dagaceri.

It advised workers and citizens of the State to pray for continued peace and prosperity of Jigawa State.

The Government urged the people of the State to reflect and live their lives based on the teachings of Islam and practice of Prophet Muhammad (SAW).

It also urged the people to continue to be law abiding and shun acts that could cause breach of the peace in the State.

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