Hijrah: Oyo govt declares Tuesday as public holiday

Hijrah: Oyo govt declares Tuesday as public holiday

August 7, 2021 0 By Essence Media


Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde

The Oyo state government has announced Tuesday, Aug. 10, as a public holiday to commemorate the new Islamic year – Hijrah 1443 AH.

This is contained in a circular signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Mrs Olubamiwo Adeosun, in Ibadan on Friday.
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According to the circular, Governor Seyi Makinde, enjoined Muslims and people of other religions to use the holiday to pray for the peace, unity and growth of the state and the country.