The Jigawa Government has declared Friday
July 7, as a public holiday to enable civil
servants offer special prayer for President
Muhammadu Buhari's quick recovery.
Isma'il Ibrahim, the PRO, Office of Jigawa
State Head of Civil Service (HoS), announced
this in a statement in Dutse on Thursday.
Ibrahim said that the State Executive Council
took the decision at its sitting on July 5.
He explained that the government declared
Friday as a work-free day in order to enable
public servants to join other citizens to offer
special prayers for President Muhammadu
"During this day, it is expected that all public
servants and the entire people of the state
will pray to Almighty Allah to grant our
president quick recovery.
It is also expected that they will also pray to
Almighty Allah to grant Jannatul Firdausi to
late Danmasanin Kano, Yusuf Maitama Sule, "
The state of health and absence of the
President Buhari has become a subject of
many discussions but the Presidency has said
that the situation does not amount to a