Kebbi govt.declares Monday public holiday

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Kebbi govt. Nasir Idris has declared monday as a public holiday to mark the beginning of the new Islamic calendar, lst muharram 1446AH.

Alhaji Auwal Manu-Dogondaji, the state Commissioner for Establishment, said this in a statement in Birnin Kebbi on Friday.

According to him, the 1st of Muharram is on a sunday, due to the importance of the Islamic new year, the government decided to shift the public holiday to Monday.

Manu-Dogondaji congratulated the Muslim Ummah on the advent of the new Islamic calendar, urging the Muslims to sustain fervent prayers for peace, security and prosperity of kebbi and the nation as a whole.

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“I extend the congratulation of the governor to the entire Muslim Ummah across the globe,” the commissioner said. (NAN)

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