Jigawa govt announces public holiday to celebrate anniversary of state creation
Jigawa State Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar has approved Thursday, 27th August 2020 as a public holiday in the state.
This was contained in a statement signed by the State Head of the Civil Service, Alhaji Hussaini Ali Kila on Wednesday.
He Said the public holiday is in commemoration of the 29th Anniversary of the creation of the State.
The Governor felicitated the entire People of Jigawa State and enjoined the People to pray for the state and the country at large while celebrating the day.
He also urged all public servants and the entire people of the State to utilize the one-day break in thanking the Almighty Allah for conducive atmosphere, peaceful co-existence.
Still in Jigawa state, the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) yesterday raised concern on the increasing threat of smugglers in the state despite the closure of borders.
Besides, the service lamented how communities along Babura axis, a town in Jigawa State have been providing safe heaven to illegal business operators that make it difficult for men of the service to track down the notorious smugglers.
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