The Oyo State governor, ‘Seyi Makinde, has announced Monday, Aug.1st, 2022, as a public holiday to commemorate the new Islamic year – Hijrah 1444 AH.
This was contained in a circular letter from the Office of the Secretary to the Oyo State Government and made available to newsmen in Ibadan.
The circular dated July, 28th, 2022 and signed by the SSG, Mrs Olubamiwo Adeosun, was titled: ‘Declaration of work-free day to mark Hijrah 1444 AH’.
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According to the circular, Governor Seyi Makinde enjoined all and sundry to use the occasion to pray for the peace, unity and sustainability of the state in particular and the country in general.