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Islamic New Year: Kebbi Govt declares Wednesday 19th as Public Holiday



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By Abdullahi Faruk Birnin Kebbi


Kebbi State Gov. Dr Nasir Idris has declared Wednesday, 19th July 2023 as Public Holiday to mark the commencement of the Islamic New year, Muharram 1445 A. H.

This was Contained in a statement signed by Head of civil service, Alhaji Sufiyanu Garba Bena and made available to newsmen on Monday in Birnin Kebbi.

According to the statement, this followed the declaration of Wednesday, 19th of July as 1st of Muharram, the first Month of the New Islamic Year, the public Holiday is to enable the Muslims Ummah to celebrate the Islamic New year.

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