Sokoto State Government Declares Today As Public Holiday

Sokoto State Government has declared today, October 4, which is equivalent to Muharram 3, 1438 AH, as public holiday to commemorate the start of the Islamic New Year.

A statement issued yesterday by the Media Aide to Governor, Malam Imam Imam, said Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal congratulated Nigerian Muslims for witnessing the Hijra New Year and appealed to them to use the occasion of the public holiday to intensify prayers for the state and nation.

It urged all citizens to care, love and protect one another, adding that Islamic virtues of unity, peace and honesty should be promoted by all people.
The statement said Sokoto State Government will continue to implement policies and programmes that will uplift the living standard of all citizens

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