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Oyetola declares Friday as public holiday for Islamic New Year

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The Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola, has declared Friday a public holiday for the celebration of the new Islamic year.

The Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Ismail Omipidan, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday in Osogbo.

He said the governor congratulated Muslims in the state for witnessing another new year.

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The statement read: “Governor Oyetola also called on the Muslim faithful and non-Muslims alike to use the occasion to pray to Almighty Allah for peace, unity and development of Osun and Nigeria as a whole.”

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