The first day of the 1445 Hijrah calendar, Wednesday, July 19, has been declared a public holiday by Osun State Governor Ademola Adeleke….[Continue Reading]
According to Vanguard, Mudashiru Oyedeji, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Regional Integration and Special Duties, revealed this in a statement on Tuesday.
Oyedeji said that Wednesday was made a public holiday by Governor Adeleke so that Muslims in the state may celebrate the new year.
He said that Adeleke will lead a special match procession of the Muslim ummah to the stadium on Saturday, July 22, to celebrate the new year.
“In commemoration of Hijrah 1445 AH Islamic New Year for all Muslims, Osun State Governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke declared tomorrow, Wednesday, as a public holiday throughout the state.
“While congratulating and wishing the entire Muslim ummah a happy celebration of the new Islamic calendar, the Governor will preside over a special match pass on Saturday at Osogbo township stadium by taking a symbolic salute as part of a series of activities lined up to mark the new Islamic year….[Continue Reading]
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