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The Governor of Jigawa state, Umar Namadi , has declared Monday, August 28, 2023 ,a work-free day for civil servants
Namadi ,declared the public holiday in celebration of the 32nd anniversary of the creation of the state
Civil servants in Jigawa state are however charged to make good use of the day and offer thanksgiving offerings and prayers to God on behalf of the state
In a statement signed by the state head of the civil service, Alhaji Hussaini Ali Kila, on Thursday, August 24, Governor Namadi congratulated the civil servants and the entire people of the state on the occasion.
According to the statement, the governor further enjoined the people to pray for the State and the country at large while celebrating the day.
“Governor Namadi advised public servants and the entire people of the State to utilize the one-day break to thank the Almighty Allah for a conducive atmosphere, and peaceful co-existence and to also pray for sound execution of the present administration’s policies, programmes and projects,” the statement said.
Jigawa state was created out of the old Kano state on Tuesday 27th, August 1991 by the then military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida.