Hijrah: Oyetola Declares Monday Public Holiday

Hijrah: Oyetola Declares Monday Public Holiday
Gboyega Oyetola

Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola has declared Monday, August 9, a public holiday to commemorate the Islamic new year — Hijrah 1443 AH.

The information is contained in a statement signed by the Commissioner for Home Affairs, Mr. Tajudeen Lawal, on Friday in Osogbo.

Hijrah is the first day in the Islamic New Year calendar.

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The governor enjoined both Muslims and people of other religions to use the holiday to pray for the growth and development of the state and Nigeria as a whole.

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