BREAKING: 9 States Declare Monday Public Vacation (FULL LIST)


9 States have declared Monday Public Vacation in Nigeria.


PoliticalNews Nigeria reviews that at the very least 9 (9)  Nigerian states have declared Monday, July 8, 2024, a public vacation in observance of the Islamic New 12 months.


This Nigeria information platform understands that the Monday Public Vacation is to mark the start of the brand new lunar Hijri 12 months and is well known on the primary day of Muharram.

The Sultan of Sokoto and President Common of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Muhammad Sa’advert Abubakar, additionally declared Sunday, July 7, 2024, as the primary day of Muharram, marking the start of the Islamic 12 months 1446 after Hijrah.



The Islamic New 12 months is important for Muslims worldwide because it marks the 12 months of the Hijrah, the migration of Prophet Muhammad and his followers from Mecca to Medina in 622 CE.


The Islamic calendar, which is lunar, is used to find out the dates of spiritual duties and vital occasions within the Islamic religion.


The governors who’ve declared this vacation are:

1. Governor Umar Namadi – Jigawa State

2. Governor Nasir Idris – Kebbi State

3. Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq – Kwara State

4. Governor Ademola Adeleke – Osun State

5. Governor Seyi Makinde – Oyo State

6. Governor Abba Yusuf – Kano State

7. Governor Ahmad Aliyu – Sokoto State

8. Governor Babagana Zulum – Borno State

9. Governor Bala Muhammed – Bauchi State

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