ADVERTISEMENT

Jigawa Govt declares Thursday public holiday to mark Eid-el-Maulud

The State's head of service urged the workers and the entire Muslims to be tolerant and prayerful for peace, tranquility and development.

Jigawa State Governor, Umar Namadi. [Twitter:@u_danmodi]

The Public Relations Officer, Office of the Head of Civil Service (HoS), announced this in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday. Ibrahim quoted the State’s Head of Service, Alhaji Muhammad Dagaceri as saying that the approval for the holiday was given by Gov. Umar Namadi of the state.

I write to inform you that Government has declared 12th R/Awwal, 1445AH (28th September, 2023) as work free day to celebrate the Birthday (Maulud Nabiy) of the Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W),” Ibrahim quoted the HoS.

ADVERTISEMENT

He said Dagaceri enjoined the workers and the entire Muslims in the state to be tolerant and prayerful for peace, tranquility and development. The HoS also called on residents to use the period to pray for Allah’s protection and guidance for leaders in steering the affairs of the state and the nation at large.

NAN reports that Eid-el-Maulud is being celebrated every 12th day of the Islamic month of Rabiul Auwal to mark the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.
ADVERTISEMENT

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: eyewitness@pulse.ng

Recommended articles

Anglican Bishop tells FG to declare 3-day national fasting and prayers for Nigeria

Anglican Bishop tells FG to declare 3-day national fasting and prayers for Nigeria

US embassy has interviewed over 150,000 Nigerians who want to 'japa' this year

US embassy has interviewed over 150,000 Nigerians who want to 'japa' this year

US to invest $600m in private investments, infrastructure in Africa

US to invest $600m in private investments, infrastructure in Africa

NDLEA seizes hard drugs sewn into jeans trousers, and others stuffed in dolls

NDLEA seizes hard drugs sewn into jeans trousers, and others stuffed in dolls

Police arrest Gov Yusuf’s aide, 1 other for allegedly diverting state's palliatives

Police arrest Gov Yusuf’s aide, 1 other for allegedly diverting state's palliatives

2024 Budget demonstrates Tinubu’s commitment to fiscal responsibility - Idris

2024 Budget demonstrates Tinubu’s commitment to fiscal responsibility - Idris

FCT residents resort to herbal concoctions 'Agbo' due to drug hike

FCT residents resort to herbal concoctions 'Agbo' due to drug hike

US Embassy in Nigeria pledges to tackle visa-related hitches

US Embassy in Nigeria pledges to tackle visa-related hitches

Wheat farmers in Kaduna commend FG’s 50% subsidy on inputs

Wheat farmers in Kaduna commend FG’s 50% subsidy on inputs

Pulse Sports

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce: Track legend signs mouthwatering deal with luxurious wristwatch brand

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce: Track legend signs mouthwatering deal with luxurious wristwatch brand

Sha'Carri Richardson: World's fastest woman reportedly bags $20,000,000 endorsement deal

Sha'Carri Richardson: World's fastest woman reportedly bags $20,000,000 endorsement deal

She needs a break - Super Falcons coach explains Ashleigh Plumptre's absence from team

She needs a break - Super Falcons coach explains Ashleigh Plumptre's absence from team

Sergio Ramos makes Champions League history 31 years after Daniel Amokachi

Sergio Ramos makes Champions League history 31 years after Daniel Amokachi

Thiago Silva recalls TB fright ahead of Chelsea debut

Thiago Silva recalls TB fright ahead of Chelsea debut

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT