The Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has declared Friday, May 14 as work free day to enable Muslim faithful continue with the Eid-el-Fitr celebrations.
The state Commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba announced this in a statement on Thursday.
He said the decision was in consideration of the fact that Wednesday, May 12, which was part of the two-day Eid holiday, declared by the federal government fell within the 30 days of Ramadan period.
The governor, according to the statement, felicitaited with the Muslim Ummah on this auspicious period and called for sober reflection and sharing of goodwill among adherents.
He also urged people in the state to use the occasion, particularly during Jumu’at service to pray for peace to continue to reign in the state and the country in general.