JUST IN: Government Declares Friday Work-free Day

The Jigawa State Government has declared Friday, the 26th of August, 2022 as a work-free day in commemoration of the 31st anniversary of the creation of the state.

This was contained in a statement signed by the State Head of the Civil Service, Alhaji Hussaini Ali Kila.

According to the statement, Governor Badaru Abubakar congratulated the civil servants and entire people of the state on the occasion.


The statement further enjoined the people to pray for the state and the country at large while celebrating the day.


He advised public servants and the entire people of the state to utilize the one-day break in thanking the Almighty Allah for a conducive atmosphere, and peaceful co-existence and pray for his intervention to salvage the nation from the lingering security challenges.

Jigawa State was created out of the old Kano State on Tuesday 27th August 1991 by the then military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida


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