Islamic New Year: Gov Oyetola declares Monday public holiday

Governor of Osun state, Gboyega Oyetola declares Monday public holiday for Islamic New year. AMB Recall that MURIC, had earlier demanded that the federal Government recognise and declears every first day of the Islamic calendar as a holiday or be read to face punishment from Allah.

Osun state Gov has granted their requests, Oyetola has declared Monday, August 9, as a public holiday to commemorate the Islamic New year.

Islamic New Year: Osun declares Monday public holiday. The governor enjoined both Muslims and people of other religions to use the holiday to pray for the growth and development of Osun State.

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

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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