Katsina State Declares April 12th as Work-Free Day for Eid-el-Fitr Celebrations

The Katsina State Government has announced that Friday, April 12, 2024, will be observed as a non-working day across the state to allow workers to celebrate Eid-el-Fitr, marking the culmination of the Ramadan fasting period.

Governor Dikko Radda conveyed this decision through a statement signed by the state Commissioner for Information and Culture, Bala Zango. The governor emphasized the importance of enabling workers to fully participate in the Sallah festivities with their families.

This additional holiday follows the Federal Government’s extension of Eid-el-Fitr public holidays to Thursday, April 11. Governor Radda’s declaration aims to ensure that citizens in Katsina State can cherish the joyous occasion of Eid-el-Fitr in the company of their loved ones.

In the statement titled “Eid-Fitr: Gov Dikko Radda declares Friday, 12th April, 2024, work-free day,” Governor Radda extends his warm wishes to the people of Katsina State for a happy and peaceful Sallah celebration. He urged everyone to remain vigilant about security matters and offered prayers for peace to prevail both in the state and the nation at large during this festive period.

Furthermore, the governor reiterated the importance of prioritizing security and encouraged residents to unite in prayer for the overall peace and stability of Katsina State and the entire nation.


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