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Just In: Osun Declares Tomorrow Public Holiday For Hijrah



Osun State Government has declared tomorrow, Friday ,the 29th of July, 2022 corresponding to the 1st day of Muharram 1444 AH as public holiday in commemoration of the commencement of the new Islamic year.

This is contained in a press release issued and signed by the state Commissioner for Special Duties, Mr. Olalekan Badmus, who is also the Supervising Commissioner for the Ministry of Home Affairs.

Hon. Badmus in the release urged the Muslim faithfuls and indeed the entire good people of Osun State to use the opportunity provided by the Public Holiday to spend it in supplications and prayers for continued peace and progress of the State under the leadership of Mr Adegboyega Oyetola.

The Commissioner equally enjoined all Muslims in the State not only to celebrate Hijrah but engage in spiritual soul searching in line with the essence of the occasion as exemplified by the virtues of the holy prophet of Allah, Muhammad, while on earth.

Badmus on behalf of the state government similarly sought for continued support and cooperation of the entire citizens of the State for the Oyetola administration as it increases its drive towards delivering the much sought dividends of good governance and democracy to the people.


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