Monday, September 10, 2018

Osun Declares Tuesday Public Holiday For Hijrah

Osun Government has announced Tuesday as public holiday to commemorate the new Islamic year, 1440 after the Hijrah. This was contained in a statement signed by Mr Adebisi Obawale, the Commissioner for Home Affairs, on Monday in Osogbo.

Obawale said Gov. Rauf Aregbesola’s administration had since inception celebrated Hijrah as a public holiday. He urged Muslims and people of different faiths to imbibe the lessons of the Hijrah by abstaining from sinful practices for a new life and conduct that would add value to the state and the country at large.