Hijrah 1443: Oyo Govt Declares Tuesday Public Holiday
The Oyo State government has announced Tuesday, August 10, 2021 as a public holiday to commemorate and celebrate the new Islamic Calendar Year, 1st Muharram (Hijrah) 1443 AH.
This is contained in a circular letter from the Office of the Secretary to the Oyo State Government (SSG) and made available to newsmen.
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, was signed by the SSG, Mrs Olubamiwo Adeosun.
According to the circular, Governor ‘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.