Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has declared Monday, 1st August , 2022, as work-free day to mark the beginning of 1445 Islamic (Hijrah) New Year.
Mallam Muhammad Garba, commissioner for Information, disclosed this in a press statement issued to newsmen in Kano.
The Governor congratulated all Muslims ummah for the beginning of the new Islamic calendar.
He, however, urged Muslims to use the break to pray for Allah’s forgiveness and His intervention to rescue the country from the lingering security challenges.
Governor Ganduje also assured of his administration’s readiness to continue improving the lives of its citizens.