Eid-el-Fitr: Jigawa Govt declares Friday public holiday
Jigawa State Government has declared Friday, 14 May, 2021 as public holiday to mark this year’s Eid-el-Fitr celebration.
This was contained in a statement signed by the state’s Head of the Civil Service, Alhaji Hussaini Ali Kila and forwarded to New men.
The Head of Service while making the declaration on behalf of Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar, congratulated Muslim faithful on the occasion.
Alhaji Hussaini Ali Kila, therefore, called on the Civil Servants and the general public to use the period of this year’s Eid-el-Fitr celebration to pray for peace, stability and economic transformation in the State.
“During the occasion, it is expected that all Public Servants and the entire People of the State will pray to Almighty Allah for continued protection and guidance to our leaders, peace, economic prosperity of the State and Nigeria, and be Law abiding”.
The statement also urged the People of the State to reflect and live their lives based on the teachings of Islam and Practice of Prophet Muhammad (SAW).
It has been reported that the Federal Government had declared Wednesday and Thursday as public holiday for Eid-el Fitr celebration earlier on Monday.