In commemoration of Hijrah 1445 AH Islamic New Year for all Muslims, Osun state governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke has declared tomorrow as a public holiday throughout the state .
This is contained in a press statement issued by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Regional Integration and Special Duties, Mr Mr Mudashiru Oyedeji.

While congratulating and wishing the entire Muslim ummah a happy celebration of the new Islamic calendar,the statement adds that Governor Adeleke will preside over a special match past on Saturday at Osogbo township stadium by taking a symbolic salute as part of series of activities lined up to mark the new Islamic year.

Meanwhile, The Oyo State governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has declared Wednesday, July 19, 2023, as a public holiday in the state in
commemoration of this year’s Hijrah 1445.

Wednesday, the first day of Muharram 1445AH, is the beginning of Islamic New Year.

The announcement was made in a circular signed by the Chief of Staff to the Governor, Otunba Segun Ogunwuyi.

While congratulating the Muslim faithful on the commencement of the New Year, the governor also enjoined them to use the occasion to pray for the peace, unity and sustainability of the state in particular and the country in general.


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