Some state Governments like Kano, Jigawa Osun among others have declared Monday 9th August, 2021 as work free Day to celebrate Islamic New year, 1st Muharram, 1443AH.
As a tradition State governments do rejoice with Muslims to Celebrate the Islamic New year by declaring One Day as Work free to commemorate the day.
Kano State government has through the state Commissioner of Information Muharram Garba in a statement he signed declared Monday as Public Holiday.
Oyo state government also through the Secretary to the State government, Mrs Olubamiwo Adeosun approved Monday to be Work free day
The Head of Service, Jigawa State, Alhaji Hussaini Kila, announced Monday as a Work free Day
Zamfara (Home of Farming and Shari’a) may announce the declaration later as at the time of compiling this report there is no official announcement to that effect.
Smarts News has placed multiple calls to the State Commissioner of Security and Home Affairs, DIG Mamman Tsafe (rtd) to enquire about the state government’s position on the Islamic New year break but prove abortive.
Workers in Zamfara State and other citizens are curiously waiting for the Statement to declare a Work free day for the New Islamic Calendar