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BREAKING… Kwara declares Monday July 8 as public holiday



Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq CON

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has approved Monday, July 8, 2024, as a public holiday in the state in commemoration of the new Hijrah Year (Muharram) 1446.

ROYAL NEWS reports that Muharram is the Muslim’s first lunar month.

Checks revealed that the first day of the Muharram 1446 falls on Sunday, July 7, 2024, according to many calculations.

A statement issued on Friday by Rafiu Ajakaye, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor reads:

“The Governor shares in the mixed memories that this occasion brings to the Muslims annually, and calls for deeper introspection on the journey of the community and its duty to be the light bearers for tolerance, mutual respect, and justice.

“The Governor wishes the community a blessed new Hijrah year and prays Allaah to accord everyone its blessings and uphold the community upon goodness.”

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