In the spirit of Eid-El-Fitr, Kano state government has declared tomorrow, Friday, as public holiday.

The state Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje said the day was declared  as work-free day to enable Muslim faithful continue with the Eid-el-Fitr celebrations.

This was contained in a Statement signed by the state Commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba and made available to African Community News today, I Thursday.

Malam Garba said, “the decision was in consideration of the fact that Wednesday, May 12, which was part of the two-day Eid holiday declared by the Federal Government fell within the 30 days of Ramadan period.”

The Governor, according to the statement, felicited with the Muslim Ummah on this auspicious period that calls for sober reflection and sharing of goodwill among adherents.

He also urged people in the state to use the occasion, particularly during Jumu’at service to pray for peace to continue to reign in the state and the country in general.


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