Monday, 10 September 2018

Osun Government Declares Tuesday Public Holiday For Hijrah

Osun government has announced Tuesday as a public holiday commemorating 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 that the government of Rovf Aregbesola had celebrated the Hijrah as a holiday since its inception. He urged Muslims and people of different religions to absorb the teachings of the Hijrah by abstaining from sinful practices for a new life and behavior that would add value to the state and the country in general.

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