Kano Declares Monday Public Holiday For New Islamic Year

The Kano State Government has announced that Monday will be observed as a public holiday to mark the beginning of the new Islamic calendar year 1446 AH.

The declaration was made in a statement released on Friday by the state Commissioner for Information, Baba Dantiye.

In the statement, Governor Yusuf Abba called on the citizens of Kano to use the holiday as an opportunity to reflect on the past year and to engage in activities that are beneficial to the community.

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He emphasized the importance of community and individual efforts in contributing to mutual benefits and alleviating the challenges faced during these trying times.

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Governor Abba reassured the public of the government’s commitment to implementing and initiating policies aimed at empowering citizens to be self-dependent.

“The state government will continue to introduce and support programs that empower our people,” he stated.

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The governor also urged the Muslim community to intensify their prayers for continued peace and progress both in the state and across the nation. He stressed the significance of collective effort and prayer in achieving the state’s developmental goals.

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