The government of Oyo State has announced Tuesday, August 10, 2021 as a public holiday, to commemorate and celebrate the new Islamic calendar year, 1st Muharram (Hijrah) 1443 AH.
This is contained in a circular letter from the Office of the Secretary to the Oyo State Government, made available to newsmen in Ibadan, on Friday, 6 August, 2021.
The circular, dated August 6, 2021 and signed by the SSG, Mrs. Olubamiwo Adeosun, was titled: “Declaration of work-free day to mark Hijrah 1443 AH.
The circular read in part: “Gov. 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.”