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Hijrah 1443: Makinde Declares Tuesday Public Holiday

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Governor Seyi Makinde

The government of Oyo State has announced Tuesday, August 10, 2021 as a public holiday, to commemorate and celebrate the new Islamic calender year, 1st Muharram (Hijrah) 1443 AH.

This was contained in a circular letter from the Office of the Secretary to the Oyo State Government, made available to newsmen in Ibadan, on Friday.

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The circular, dated August 6, 2021 and signed by the SSG, Mrs. Olubamiwo Adeosun, was titled: “Declaration of work-free day to mark Hijrah 1443 AH.

The circular read in part: “Gov. Seyi Makinde, enjoined all and sundry 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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